How to enable support for mods in Fallout 4? Where can I find Fallout4Prefs.ini?

Fallout 4 in addition to the features that players were given by developers can additionally include some, most impossible options with the help of specially designed mods. However, you will have to make changes to a file Fallout4Prefs.ini.

How to enable support for mods in Fallout 4 with Fallout4Prefs.ini:

  1. Open the Fallout 4folder, which is on the way: your disk {}:\Documents\My Games\Fallout4
  2. You’ll see some .ini files, among them find “Fallout4Prefs.ini”
  3. Make sure that he hasn’t attribute “read only”, for this click the right mouse button on the file and look at the properties
  4. Open Fallout4Prefs.ini in any text editor. We recommend Notepad ++
  5. Scroll to the bottom of the Fallout4Prefs.ini file and in [Launcher] category add the line: bEnableFileSelection = 1
  6. Save and close the file
  7. The game now supports Fashion

How to find Fallout4.ini?

To find sResourceDataDirsFinal, do the following:

  1. Open the Fallout 4folder, which is on the way: your disk {}:\Documents\My Games\Fallout4
  2. You’ll see some .ini files, among them find “Fallout4.ini”
  3. Make sure that he hasn’t attribute “read only”, for this click the right mouse button on the file and look at the properties
  4. Open Fallout4.ini in any text editor. We recommend Notepad ++
  5. Locate the line sResourceDataDirsFinal = STRINGS \
  6. Replace it as follows: sResourceDataDirsFinal = STRINGS\, TEXTURES\, MUSIC\, SOUND\, INTERFACE\, MESHES\, PROGRAMS\, MATERIALS\, LODSETTINGS\, VIS\, MISC\, SCRIPTS\, SHADERSFX\
  7. Save and close the file
  8. Now all present and future modes will be maintained, thus you no longer need to seek out and climb once again in Fallout4.ini

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How to install a mod in Fallout 4? Where to find folder Data?

Many players are wondering how to set mods in Fallout 4 in manual mode, and what is required for this. In fact, there is need to do only a few operations in order to install any favorite game mode. So, how to set modes in Fallout 4:

  • Data folder on Steam version is on the next way: your disk {}:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\Common\Fallout 4\Data
  • The Data folder is located in the other versions on the next way: your disk {}:\{Path where you installed the game}\Fallout 4\Data

Where to copy files from the archive with mod? Where to copy.ESP plugin?

  • All the files you need must be copied in the Data folder
  • .ESP files must be copied in the Data folder

Where is plugins.txt in Fallout 4? Where to copy .ESP plugin in Fallout 4? How to enable .ESP plugin in Fallout 4?

In some cases, when installing the mod it may require changes to the plugins.txt file. To make the registry changes in the game with respect to the mods in the .ESP plugin in Fallout 4 you will need to do the following:

  1. Plugins.txt is on the next path: C:\Users\{your user name}\AppData\Local\Fallout4
  2. You can type in Windows Explorer % appdata% and open the folder. By default, this folder is hidden, so you must enable viewing of hidden folders: Open the Control Panel -> Tools -> Folder Options -> View -> and select at the bottom “Show hidden files/folders/drives” -> Apply
  3. Make sure that he hasn’t attribute “read only”, for this click the right mouse button on the file and look at the properties
  4. Open plugins.txt using any text editor.
  5. At the end we write .ESP plugin name with the extension! That is, the line will look like: pluginname.esp
  6. Save and close the file
  7. Right-click on plugins.txt and expose the attribute “read only”.

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