Initial VMM setup

Logging in to Vortex Mod Manager

First and foremost, we must link our NexusMods account to the VMM.

  1. Open Vortex

  2. Press the button

  3. If you haven't logged in, a browser window will open prompting you to do so:

  4. Press Log in

  5. If Vortex fails to redirect you to the authorization page, you can return to the Vortex client and a popup will appear with the URL you need:

  6. Whether the redirect is successful or not, you will be taken to a page where you must select Authorize:

  7. Vortex should now pop up, asking if you want to contribute Diagnostics & usage data. You can choose whether to Allow or Deny it, that's up to you:

  8. If you successfully logged in, Vortex should now display your username and profile picture:

Initial Vortex Mod Manager setup

  1. Open Vortex

  2. Find the Profile Management button, and press it once, so it says Yes:

  3. Now press Select a game to manage

  4. Search, or scroll down until you find Skyrim Special Edition

  5. Press Manage

  6. A few notifications will be displayed in the notification bell. One about SKSE not being present, which we will explain shortly, one about Loose files not being loaded, and one about the need for a restart.

  7. First, select the Fix option in the notification bell:

  8. Afterwards restart Vortex (close the application and open it again)

So far so good

Onwards to the next step!

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