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NEXUS MOD MANAGER: Beginner's Guide #1 - Install, Setup and Update

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http://www.GophersVids.com How do you install Nexus Mod Manager and set it up to work with you game? How do you update the tool? These are the questions that are answered in this video. 00:33 - Downloading Nexus Mod Manager 01:23 - Installing Nexus Mod Manager 05:24 - Setting up Nexus Mod Manager (Finding supported games) 07:31 - Setting up Nexus Mod Manager (Choosing Folders) 13:10 - Changing Games 14:07 - Setting up Nexus Mod Manager (Changing the settings) 15:14 - Setting up Nexus Mod Manager (Connecting to the NexusMods Site) 16:32 - Updating Nexus Mod Manager Introduction : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xVfr9pWO6xE Part 1 - Install, Setup and Update : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CVC31Qu048Q Part 2 - Installing and Removing mods : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EGCbvXIbHw8 Part 3 - Plugins & Load Order : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eRqOiM7PsdY Part 4 - Profiles (The Basics) : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uWGhO4ke7ao Thumbnail is 'rampage enb' courtesy of mikie1001421. Keep up to date with what is happening on my twitter account: http://twitter.com/GopherGaming
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BFC_SerratGames (23 hours ago)
DUDE,YOU REALLY ARE A GOD, I FOLLOWED THE STEPS YOU MADE IN THE VIDEO AND I GOT IT UNTIL THE ERROR THAT I WAS GIVEN IN MY NEXUS MANAGE MOD THANK YOU SO MUCH
Pablo Train (3 days ago)
It keeps telling me I need to open it through another program after I install it
Michael VPS (5 days ago)
Gopher, may Shor welcome you in his halls for such deeds of altruism
Alain Jean (5 days ago)
Do you need to take that 5 minutes to explain where to place the files. Might as well get in to detail and create a separate, half an hour video, explaining where to place files, why not placing files in certain files, what color files you prefer, how big icon files can be, in what order you'd like the mod to be among such file, why you like the word file, different translations of the word file, a well detailed Mirriam Webstar definition of this word "file"... Have I left anything out, can we move on to the next step? xD lol
alpha .L (8 days ago)
Thank you so much . But i need help . everytime i try to download some mods like skytweek or grimy plugin ...ect . NMM say -skytweek-can't be added. i ve been ussing NMM for 1 year and this is the first time i had this problem after i had to reinstall my pc windows 7.
I love your pronunciation of the "r" :) Thanks for the help <3
[PG] Cognitive (15 days ago)
So then. I have several issues. I apparently have THREE different copies of the steam folder, all having steam apps in them. On both my drives. One on my main drive, and two on my second. My main game holding steam is on my second. And I can't actually delete any of them or change the default folder that holds my shit. I can't delete any of them because I'm too sp00ked to do so. And also I apparently have to fucking pay 10$ to get a nexus account? Even though I just want to get a fucking normal account. I honest to god need help. So uh, *HELP.*
Menta Uchiha (17 days ago)
But how do you add in a dlc into nexus?
Wajeeh Ghulaam (17 days ago)
Thx
Raiden TheKat (21 days ago)
Get to the damn point.....
Sarah Jensen (22 days ago)
I was completely lost at the installation process until watching this video, because I have never used a mod before. It's very helpful to find videos like this, especially ones that go into detail on what you need to do. Your voice is also very relaxing.
BadSincero (23 days ago)
sub, great tutorial
SamuelPulsegaming (25 days ago)
HELP! i accidentally clicked no on the message at 12:30 in the video. i need to know how to get back
Kayla Thatch (26 days ago)
Nexus mod manager dose not detect any of my games
bee saunders (1 month ago)
you're a saint, thanks you so much!
Limbo The Dancing Cat (1 month ago)
im trying to find how you download it from the files
RobloxKing OfDoom (1 month ago)
adobe keeps stopping it from launching the setup
Malone Samson (1 month ago)
I know I might not get a response but will NMM and FOMM interfere with each other? Because I installed both of them since FOMM I use it for Fallout 3 and NMM for New Vegas. Say I started to add mods for Fallout 3 using NMM, that gets closed then switch to FOMM; well since I'm not using the programs at the same time since I'm working with certain mods, one that works for NMM, one for FOMM, the other for manual install...
Elliott Masner (1 month ago)
"The following updates failed: nexus mod manager updater: could not get version information from the update server."
Huntersrow (1 month ago)
the virtual install says "You MUST set the Virtual Directory on the same HD as the usual mod install folder" but it's on the same hard drive
Specific Intrests (1 month ago)
I'm going to ask a noob question. Does it matter that I only have Skyrim SE? Which I downloaded from steam and for some reason a mod (UI I think) says my Skyrim isn't updated enough. Also my NMM is version 0.65.2 Problems?
Rob Ferg (1 month ago)
@Gopher Thanks for the advice on install mod but since i have a laptop and not a full on computer with multiple hard drive i have to run it on adim for now
ORANGEL (1 month ago)
I have "Dying Light", but the nexus mod won't scan and find the game!!! Does anyone know the answer???
Andre (1 month ago)
Gopher Needs to do a update Video on Nexus Mod Manager's (Security Update) a lot of people are gonna have a hard time with these Guides now.
Tennessee Fairfield (1 month ago)
how do you open that mod tab ever time i start it up its not there
Martin Hon (1 month ago)
I have a problem about logging in , it says it fails to connect to the update server and I can't download mods with it . Do you know how to fix it? It would be great if you knew how. Please
Giovanni Baltazar (1 month ago)
I don’t know what it means when it says I don’t have a INI fallout 4 file
Ada Kılınç (1 month ago)
I had nexus for a long time but now there is a problem can't login and can't update I don't da fuq is wrong with it, can't download new mods please help
cottontop (1 month ago)
what if it is saying I'm missing c:\program files(x86)\steam\steamapps\common\fallout4\data\fallout4.esm
Hora Do Rush (1 month ago)
My categories nexus mod names abbreviated why ??
Silenc3 (1 month ago)
fuck i like you voice
yung kem (1 month ago)
keep getting error message after ive selected skyrim
Hutch22 (1 month ago)
How do i move skyrim se from my program files (x86)
Chandan Singh (1 month ago)
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X Lucy (1 month ago)
Hello, I get a quick question. In the "Update/Patch_ModManagerMerge" file, when I opened the "package.mft", it said: "Name patch Authoritative Version 13 ModManager v0.59 alpha" So, why it is version 13 instead of version 12? Thank you!
Off brand Toasters (1 month ago)
very nice and helpful. thank you
jon veraas (1 month ago)
of course nexus want to capitalize. cant i get the nexus mods free? i dont really want to pay for the subscription
Ben Rinehart (2 months ago)
Thank you so much. I am utterly hopeless with computers and even I found this guide easy to follow, informative, and extremely helpful.
Undying Phoenex (2 months ago)
i know nobody is probably gonna see this or be able to help but mine keeps saying the following updates failed nexus mod manager updater could not get version info form update server. idk what i can do to fix this but its pretty annoying.
Bryce (20 days ago)
If you find out tell me same issue
Humberto Araiza (2 months ago)
Excellent work!
Dr Motazza (2 months ago)
bro why does it say I don't got the "write" permissions
nicky pass (2 months ago)
when i open nexus mod manager it says nexus mod manager is not set up to work with fallout 4 if fallout 4 is installed rescan for installed games i did that and it says same thing
Kermit (2 months ago)
this completley wiped my save and my game
CarrotShaker (2 months ago)
You sound exactly like Dave Lamb...
amodking (2 months ago)
I'm getting an error or something when I try to update - The following update failed: NExus mod manager updater: could not get version information from the update server. How do I fix this?
luke shepherd (2 months ago)
same here :/
clubdriver (2 months ago)
I have Skyrim Special Edition installed into "Games" folder. When the Mod Manager searches for games,it finds Skyrim. But when i press Quick startup,it says that no games where found? :(
Regular rice 4 life (2 months ago)
im doing it with submautica and it doesnt show up on intally thbingy so hwat do i do
Ak47 (2 months ago)
from one video to another sigh
I cant log in, it says my firewall is blocking my login. How do I fix this?
Donald J. Trump (2 months ago)
I know I'm a bit late but I'm having a minor problem with the category names. They are all shortened down to 2 letters followed by "...". For example my alchemy category is shortened to Al... It's probably a simple fix but I'm new to pc.
phobicmallard29 god (2 months ago)
it wont let me update it any ideas or suggestions?
randy butternubbs (2 months ago)
he sounds like a dark elf
dino with anger issues (2 months ago)
>be me >go to nexus mod site >new window appears (it had the could symbol and some shit) >after like 4 seconds of seeing it completely exit >looks on the internet asking if nexus mods is safe >find this video >still dont feel very safe
Brian Evans (2 months ago)
Very thorough. Thanks!
Arron V (2 months ago)
are nexus mods safe. really want to know.
David Presley (2 months ago)
This video could have been 4 minutes long
Review (2 months ago)
Ser Davos is that you? I don't think your majesty would approve of you helping people outside the realm with technologies your kingdom has not yet come to pass.
CareOfYouGt (2 months ago)
He speaks like khajit ;)
if your account was banned on nexus you can hop onto thepiratebay.org i have uploaded 250 skyrim mods quests overhauls weapons visuals etc searched nexus skyrim mods
Taylan Safak (2 months ago)
He explains as If Im a 50 year old guy who never used a pc before but ready to download mods for games. Pretty weird but sort of entertaining
lo resist (2 months ago)
how do I install nexus mods with steam mods on fallout 4, will there be a conflict? Basically. i have 30 mods all ready installed through the welcome, settings, creation club page. I want to install a mod from nexus? Your help would be so appreciated. Thanks in advance. I don't want to jam up the game
Ryan (2 months ago)
Greatly appreciate this. I just recently started pc gaming and have been lost trying to figure out how to mod fallout 4
Ben Matthews (3 months ago)
6:01 no matter what I do it can't find my skyrim folder. I search for it and some how even though I have uninstalled and deleted all files associated with nexus mod manager and files attached to skyrim and both the main programs to including steam, when I reinstall steam and skyrin because its a steam game it all goes back to the exact same location which I did not tell it to do. I literally set it to the exact same locations you did and it didnt work. Is there not a way to reinstall it correctly unless i completely get ride of all of my saved games. I recently got the dlc and when I played my level 54 character after installing it said some of the content with in this file no longer exist and could be missing still wish to play? Is that the issue did it delete my followers? Oh even better it deleted alot of my saved games too. So If I try and go back to appoint before i got them I no longer have that save Fuck steam
Cheesyoniongamer (3 months ago)
I made the wrong directory and i dont know how to change it? can someone help?
solidsneakie (3 months ago)
thanks for this video. Its exactly what i needed :)
ImThatNarwhal (3 months ago)
This was such a big help to me. I was having trouble with Skyrim so I just stopped playing it and then I saw this series and I thought god had sent an angel from above.
BWood63 (3 months ago)
Great tutorial!
Pablo Cutillas (3 months ago)
Who the fuck would dislike this, thank you Gopher ❤
Otakughost 181 (3 months ago)
if a mod have mod requirements do i have download them?
celestial (3 months ago)
this motherfucker talks so fucking much
Master Oogway (3 months ago)
Long live The Mod Organizer!!!
antisocial (3 months ago)
it says something about nexus not working with skyrim installed :/
Dexter Nexus (3 months ago)
THANK! YOU! You are the first after 5 other guys who actually were able to help me with this mod folder thing... Thanks
Dhanes Wara (4 months ago)
i donsent have a C:\Games\Nexus Mod Manager\FalloutNV\Mods help :(
ivan321332942 (4 months ago)
Thank you!!!! very clear and easy!!
Norbert Mangold (4 months ago)
A very good guide for beginners. Many thank's for it!
E S P E R (4 months ago)
so helpful, after a bit of messing around i finally figured it out.. thanks for this vid dude
E S P E R (4 months ago)
jeez this is hard on my computer... very new to all this... I miss the days when it was as simple as using a cheats disc
SquashCS (4 months ago)
help, it says unable to right permishions
SquashCS (4 months ago)
nvm got it working
FaithBetta (4 months ago)
I just factory reset my laptop so that I COULD use nexus mods 😅
khoi nguyen (4 months ago)
Thank you very much, Gopher.
StewTV (4 months ago)
I’m like 2 years late but it says (you MUST set the virtual Directory on the same HDas the usual mod install folder) But I haven’t touched anything.
Dmaster2k (4 months ago)
I'm curious, is this still viable for the current NMM?
Some Random (4 months ago)
Is it normal to get the 'error' message even choosing the files?
Nick Denis (4 months ago)
Can someone help me I got Mount and Blade Warband installed I have mods downloaded but its not showing up on my options for the rescan?
SpunChii (4 months ago)
Certain mods won't activate, they will load for a little while and then stop. There are some that does that but if you keep trying it will activate. Does anyonw knows why this happens ?
Eli Artley Art (4 months ago)
Mine gets stuck after I scan my games
Jeff FuQing (4 months ago)
Do not ever use Nexus Manager or Nexus forum if Bethesda dot net has the mods. Why? 1. There are a lot of crap mods in Nexus (those that causes crashes or "CTDs"). 2. A lot of these mods are supported by the admins or moderators (because they want "new" content in their website). 3. How about bug reports and negative comments? They are either deleted by the mod authors or Nexus itself. 4. When you review a mod, all you see are mostly compliments and not THEIR TRUE NATURE. 5. Only a few famous modders can stand the heat and allow comments or bug reports and really fix them. My advice is use Bethesda.net (which is NOT DIFFICULT to use) for mods. Only use NMM only if you truly desire the mod and it is not on the official website. Nexus is a "police state" forum, that dislikes negative comments or "constructive criticisms". If you don't believe me, go and register an account, post your HONEST opinions for 3 months and come back to me. People complain Bethesda for being money hungry or whatever BUT THEY AT LEAST CARE ABOUT REPUTATIONS. Not Nexus. Those people ban accounts (if you are using MULTIPLE ACCOUNTS) so do not log in another person's account on PC other than yours (they will use that as a lame excuse to ban you). I saw Gopher's advice (whom I like him a lot) and join Nexus (for 3 months). That is my honest opinion of NMM.
Heja188 (5 months ago)
Do I need to link my account before I can install mod?
RedClip GamingYT (5 months ago)
what if you have steam?
jago18777 (5 months ago)
ok swo the downloads appear in the nexus mod manager but not on the plugins list..... Doesn't seem to be working.
OtakuDreams-kun (5 months ago)
Wait do I have the game icon file download for Skyrim with a mod folder in the files or do I make a folder called Skyrim or does NMM do this for me?
Sven Konig (5 months ago)
Great voice my man. I envy that accent. Much more pleasant then us Southern Yanks with the heavy "I" pronunciation. XD
M J (5 months ago)
Stardew valley isn’t popping up for me, even though it supports it on the nexus site
Michael Koza (5 months ago)
Thanks stupid question would I be able to download Nexus Mod Manager for example the C drive and have my Steam games on me E drive.You mentioned you don't want the same files in the same place
Farbot Kh (5 months ago)
I can’t log in from nexus mod maneger
Toby Rogers (5 months ago)
I hope you'll see this.. I'm having a huge problem with nnm and Sse. I've spent 3 hours looking up stuff on how to fix it but nothing it working idk what to do. I hope you see this.
Marija (5 months ago)
This guide is not very goo. Every time I try to listen, I get distracted by how pleasant and just beautiful your voice and accent are, and I just swoon.
Michael Krachan (5 months ago)
THANK YOU!! Huge help you magnificent Youtuber lol
Mr. Krabs Felt It (5 months ago)
I had to use this because Bethesda wouldn't send me a verification Email so I couldn't download ingame mods
Mr. Krabs Felt It (5 months ago)
NEITHER WILL FUCKING NEXUS

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