Difference between revisions of "Installing Nexus Mod Manager"

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# Go to http://skyrim.nexusmods.com/content/modmanager/
 
# Go to http://skyrim.nexusmods.com/content/modmanager/
 
# Click the green button that says “download now”.
 
# Click the green button that says “download now”.
 
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# Save the file to your hard-drive like you would any other file you download
# A pop up of some kind will show up depending on your web browser, mine look like this, click “save file”
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# Run the installer program you just downloaded. If you get a warning about running the program from your operating system or anti-virus, you must allow the program to run. NMM is completely safe!
#: http://i248.photobucket.com/albums/gg175/korodic/SaveFile.png
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# Select the language you would like the installation process to use. Note: this does not affect NMM once it is installed.
# Once the file is saved, it is typically located at C:\Users\%username%\Downloads (you can copy and paste this file path into your window like below)
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[[File:Welcome2installer.png|125px|thumb|right|The installer wizard]]
#: http://i248.photobucket.com/albums/gg175/korodic/Downloads.png
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# The installer wizard should pop up after you hit ok. Hit “next”.
# Double click the “Nexus Mod Manager” installer shown in the picture above. Should you get a security warning, either from your operating system, or your virus protection, like I have on the picture below, allow the installer to run.
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# Read the license agreement and click accept if you agree to the standard GPL terms.
#: http://i248.photobucket.com/albums/gg175/korodic/SecurityWarning.png
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# Now you have the choice of where you want to install NMM. It is highly recommended that you use the default install path. Click “next” to continue.
# Choose your language using the drop-down menu. When you have made your selection, hit OK.
 
#: http://i248.photobucket.com/albums/gg175/korodic/language.png
 
# The installer wizard should pop up after you hit ok. It should look like the picture below (in whatever language you chose in step 6). Hit “next”
 
#: http://i248.photobucket.com/albums/gg175/korodic/welcome2installer.png
 
# You must click on “I accept the agreement” and then click “next” to proceed. Otherwise, the installer will not let you continue.
 
#: http://i248.photobucket.com/albums/gg175/korodic/termsconditions.png
 
# Now you have the choice of where you want to install NMM. It is highly recommended that you keep it at the default install path. Click “next” to continue.
 
#: http://i248.photobucket.com/albums/gg175/korodic/installpath.png
 
 
# You now have the option to create a start menu folder. If you do not want to have one created, then click on the box that says “Don’t create a Start Menu folder”. Click “next” to continue.
 
# You now have the option to create a start menu folder. If you do not want to have one created, then click on the box that says “Don’t create a Start Menu folder”. Click “next” to continue.
#: http://i248.photobucket.com/albums/gg175/korodic/startmenu.png
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[[File:setassociations.png|125px|thumb|right|File associations]]
# Now you have the choice to set file extension associations. For example, a .txt file, like readme.txt, is associated with the program notepad. If you don’t know what anything does below, just click “next”.
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# Now you have the choice to set file extension associations. It is highly recommended you keep the default settings selected else NMM might not work as intended.
#: http://i248.photobucket.com/albums/gg175/korodic/setassociations.png
 
 
# Now you have the chance to review what you are about to install. If you are happy with your selections, hit “install” and the program will begin installing.
 
# Now you have the chance to review what you are about to install. If you are happy with your selections, hit “install” and the program will begin installing.
#: http://i248.photobucket.com/albums/gg175/korodic/reviewinstall.png
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# Your installation of NMM should now be complete. You have the choice to launch NMM when you click finish, simply uncheck the box if you do not want it to open after you exit the installer. Click “finish” to exit the installer.
# A successful install should look like the picture below. You have the choice to launch NMM when you click finish, simply uncheck the box if you do not want it to open after you exit the installer. Click “finish” to exit the installer.
 
#: http://i248.photobucket.com/albums/gg175/korodic/installed.png
 
  
  

Revision as of 17:31, 13 February 2012

The NMM download page
  1. Go to http://skyrim.nexusmods.com/content/modmanager/
  2. Click the green button that says “download now”.
  3. Save the file to your hard-drive like you would any other file you download
  4. Run the installer program you just downloaded. If you get a warning about running the program from your operating system or anti-virus, you must allow the program to run. NMM is completely safe!
  5. Select the language you would like the installation process to use. Note: this does not affect NMM once it is installed.
The installer wizard
  1. The installer wizard should pop up after you hit ok. Hit “next”.
  2. Read the license agreement and click accept if you agree to the standard GPL terms.
  3. Now you have the choice of where you want to install NMM. It is highly recommended that you use the default install path. Click “next” to continue.
  4. You now have the option to create a start menu folder. If you do not want to have one created, then click on the box that says “Don’t create a Start Menu folder”. Click “next” to continue.
File associations
  1. Now you have the choice to set file extension associations. It is highly recommended you keep the default settings selected else NMM might not work as intended.
  2. Now you have the chance to review what you are about to install. If you are happy with your selections, hit “install” and the program will begin installing.
  3. Your installation of NMM should now be complete. You have the choice to launch NMM when you click finish, simply uncheck the box if you do not want it to open after you exit the installer. Click “finish” to exit the installer.