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How to fix the Mod Organizer installation error?

Published on April 9th, 2022

The "Mod Organizer Install Error" is a common error code that occurs when trying to install a mod using the Mod Organizer tool. This error can occur for a number of reasons, but the most common cause is that the Mod Organizer tool is not able to find the correct installation path for the mod. This can happen if the mod was installed to a different location than the Mod Organizer tool is expecting, or if the mod was installed using a different method than the Mod Organizer tool is expecting. In some cases, it may also be caused by a corrupt or missing installation file for the mod.

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1. Try re-installing Mod Organizer

  1. Navigate to the Mod Organizer installation folder.
  2. Double-click on “Mod Organizer.exe”.
  3. Follow the on-screen instructions.
  4. If the Mod Organizer installation fails, try reinstalling the Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 Redistributable Package.

2. If that doesn't work, try deleting the Mod Organizer folder and re-installing it

  1. If you are using Windows 10, open the Start menu and search for "Mod Organizer".
  2. When Mod Organizer is found, right-click on it and select "Properties".
  3. On the General tab, click on the "Uninstall" button.
  4. When the uninstall wizard appears, click on the "Delete Mod Organizer" button.
  5. Restart your computer.
  6. When you start Mod Organizer again, it will ask you to re-install the mod organizer. Click on the "Install" button and follow the on-screen instructions.

3. If that doesn't work, try reinstalling Skyrim

  1. If the mod organizer install error is occurring when trying to install mods, reinstall Skyrim.
  2. If the mod organizer install error is occurring when trying to open the mod organizer, try restarting your computer.
  3. If the mod organizer install error is occurring when trying to save a mod, try restarting your computer.
  4. If the mod organizer install error is occurring when trying to load a mod, try restarting your computer.

If the answers above didn't work then you should also try:

  1. If that doesn't work, try running Mod Organizer as an administrator
  2. If that doesn't work, try running the Skyrim launcher as an administrator
  3. If that doesn't work, try disabling your antivirus software
  4. If that doesn't work, try uninstalling and re-installing Mod Organizer