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Can I install textures mods first, and then all other mods for interface, weapons/armors, patches etc? I don't want to install all ~200 mods all over again because something doesnt work - will this overwrite something?

I am thinking about the following order:

Ruins Clutter
Realistic Smoke and Embers
Ultimate HD Fire Effects
SkyFalls and SkyMills
Static Mesh Improvement
Serious HDLink
Skyrim HDLink
HD Misc
Tobe's Hi-Res Textures
High Quality Food and Ingredients
A Quality World Map

Then ENB (ELFX), and then Realvision.

Will this itself give me the best visual effect in skyrim? Or do I have to install something more, or in a different order?
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Mods that you are concerned about functioning properly should go last in the load list.

I highly recommend you get Nexus Mod Manager Mod Organizer and watch some videos to get a better idea of what you're doing. It takes a lot of hassle out of modding and keeping mods working properly.

I looked for the ones I watched about a year ago that helped me mod, but I couldn't find it, and this should do.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dhkBFjFnYJg


EDIT: Was actually meaning to recommend Mod Organizer as Undervolter suggested.
Edited by WizardontheJob - 2/11/16 at 5:23am
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Do yourself a favour and install Mod Organizer:

http://www.nexusmods.com/skyrim/mods/1334/?

If a texture overwrites another, it will have a plus + sign next to it. Clicking on it, you will see which mod it overwrites. At the same time, the mod that is being overwritten will have a minus - sign and will be highlighted in red.

For example, as you can see from mine, i can tell you for sure, that HD Misc conflicts with Tobes:



Personally i installed HD Misc after Tobes, so HD Misc overwrites Tobes.

You can install all mods through Mod Organizer, including Bodyslide and Fores New Idles, although you need to configure them as executables. It also have LOOT incorporated, so when you press "sort", it autosorts your mods to the right loading order (most of the time).
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Yes, Mod Organizer was the name I was looking for instead of Nexus Mod Manager.
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