The Skyrim Script Extender (SKSE) is a modding tool used by many Skyrim Mods that provides well-defined scripting capabilities and provides additional capabilities to the game.
It is used to create a complex mod in the Skyrim Special edition Game. Though this game is quite popular, it also bears some issues in certain cases. One of the issues is SKSE64 “Not Working” issue occurring during the installation of the latest edition. Let’s see how to fix this issue.
Causes of the issue
Several factors can cause this problem. The problem might be due to
- Interference by an antivirus program
- Installing a mod which has defects in it.
- Blocked by the firewall.
- Not Updated to the required Version.
How to fix SKSE64 not working issue?
The SKSE64 Not working issue occurs during the troubleshooting process. Follow the below steps to fix the issue.
1. RESTART YOUR COMPUTER
Restarting the computer not only refreshes the Operating System(OS) but also removes the temporarily corrupted data. This process is found effective in fixing software related issues.
2. GRANT FIREWALL ACCESS
>Click on the “start” menu.
>Go to settings>” Updates and Security” option.
>From the left pane, select”Windows Security”.
>Go to “Firewall and Network protection”>”Allow an application through firewall”.
>Go to “Change settings”.
>Go to “Skyrim” and allow all Skyrim related applications through “public” and “private” view.
>Allow “Steam”.Click on “OK”.
>Run the game.
The issue because of not granting firewall access is fixed. If the problem still occurs then probably it’s not due to a firewall, it may fall into the category of interference of antivirus software or due to a faulty mode. Below are the methods to fix these issues.
3. INTERFERENCE OF ANTIVIRUS:
Follow the below steps to fix this issue:
- Check whether the Antivirus software is installed on the computer.
Try to disable the Anti_Virus.
1. FOR WINDOWS SECURITY:
>Go to “Start”>”settings”>”update and security”>”windows security”>”virus and threat protection”>”Manage settings”.
> Switch off “Real-time protection”.
2. FIXING THE ISSUE:
>Click on “start”>”settings”.
>Select “Updates and security”>”Window security”.
>Select “Virus and Threat Protection”>”Mange Settings”>”Virus and threat protection settings”.
>Click on “Exclusions”>”Add or Remove an exclusion”.
>Click on “Exclusion”>”Folder”.
>Add the skyrim installisaton folder inside the Folder.
2. FOR AVAST:
>Right click on, “Avast Icon”.
>Go to “Avast shield control”.
>Click on one of these options:
>disable it for 10 minutes.
>disable it for an hour.
>disable until the computer is restarted.
Fixing the issue:
>Open the Avast interface.
>Click on “Settings”>”Until you find Exclusions”.
>Add “Global Expansions”.
>Using the “Navigate” option, Navigate to the game dictionary.
>Select “game”.Click on “Add”.
>Press the ” OK” button.
>It is added to the global expectations of Avast Antivirus.
AVAST and WINDOWS SECURITY are mostly used by Antivirus Software. The detailed explanation about how to fix the issue with the Antivirus is explained above.
4.DISABLE THE FAULTY MODS
One of the reasons for the issue may be due to not disabling the Faulty Mods.
>Launch the “Elder Scroll” VS “Skyrim Special Edition” and select “Mods” from the main menu.
>From the library, find the Mod you wish to uninstall.
>Select the Mod you wish to uninstall and select the “disable” option.
5. NOT UPDATED TO THE REQUIRED VERSION.
>Navigate to “Steam Base database site”.
>Type “Skyrim” and hit Enter.
>Memorise the APPID of “The Elder Scroll” Vs “Skyrim”.
>Go to “Number”>”Id”>”Skyrim Special edition.exe”.
>Click “Manifests” on a new page.
>Right-click on “Steam client” on the desktop. Go to “properties”>”Steamproperties”>”Shortcut”>”Target”>
>Click on “Apply” and “Ok”.
> In “Steam Console”>”download-depot (App Id number) (Depot Id number) (manifest id number)”
>Click Enter .
>The issue with not updating the SKSE to the current version is fixed.
By doing so, the older version of the game will be disabled and the newer version of the game will be enabled.
You can find the newer version of the game downloaded in the console.
THE SKSE64 ERROR WOULD HAVE BEEN FIXED BY FOLLOWING THE ABOVE PROCEDURES WHEN THE PROPER CAUSE FOR THE ERROR IS KNOWN.
Skyrim is one of the best Modded games of all the time. When there is an issue with the game, the game may not work properly. You may experience a blank page opening as soon as you open the game. This is due to an issue with the game. The issues fall into the below categories. It is important to find the cause of the issue, only if the cause is found, the cure that is the way to fix the issue can be found and that way will be effective to make the game work perfectly.
1. Find the cause of the Issue.
The issue may be due to
- Not granting firewall Access.
- Not disabling the Antivirus.
- Not disabling Faulty Mods.
- Not updated.
2. Fix the issue
For each case, the procedures to fix the error or the issue is mentioned above.