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Skyrim Vortex Mods Not Working Guide

Having trouble getting your Skyrim Vortex mods to work properly? Let’s troubleshoot some common issues together.

Move Mod Folder to Game Drive

  • Locate the Mod Folder
    • Open File Explorer and navigate to the folder where your mods are currently located.
  • Copy the Mod Folder
    • Right-click on the mod folder and select Copy.
  • Navigate to Game Drive
    • Open File Explorer and go to the drive where your game is installed.
  • Paste the Mod Folder
    • Right-click in the game drive folder and select Paste to move the mod folder to the new location.
  • Update Mod Manager
    • Open your mod manager and update the file path to reflect the new location of the mod folder.

Delete the JSON File

1. Navigate to the directory where the JSON file is located.
2. Right-click on the file and select “Delete” from the dropdown menu.
3. Confirm the deletion when prompted.
4. Restart Skyrim Vortex to see if the mods are now working properly.

If the issue persists, consider reinstalling the mods or seeking help from the Skyrim Vortex community on Reddit. Deleting the JSON file is a quick troubleshooting step that may resolve the problem.

Reinstall WinRAR

To reinstall WinRAR, **first** uninstall the current version from your computer. **Next**, visit the official WinRAR website to download the latest version. **Then**, run the installer and follow the prompts to complete the installation process. **After** installation, try using WinRAR again to see if the issue with Skyrim Vortex mods not working has been resolved.

If the problem persists, consider reaching out to the Skyrim modding community on Reddit or checking for any updates or patches for the mods you are using.

Roll Back or Update Vortex

If your Skyrim Vortex mods are not working, consider rolling back or updating Vortex. Sometimes compatibility issues can arise with certain mods or game updates. Roll back to a previous version of Vortex or update it to the latest version to see if that resolves the issue. Make sure to check for any conflicting mods that may be causing the problem. If the issue persists, try reinstalling Vortex to see if that helps.


Why are my mods not working in Skyrim Vortex?

My mods are not working in Skyrim Vortex because the mod folder is not located in the same drive as the game. Move the mod folder to the game drive to fix the issue.

How do I enable mods in Skyrim vortex?

To enable mods in Skyrim Vortex, you need to go to the manage section in the Vortex dashboard. From there, you can easily activate and manage mods for Skyrim.

Why aren’t my mods showing up in Skyrim?

Your mods may not be showing up in Skyrim because they could have been removed from Try removing and re-downloading the mods to see if that helps. Also, make sure your console is properly linked to your account.

Does Vortex automatically enable mods?

Vortex does not automatically enable mods.

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