Guide:SSE SkyrimPrefs INI

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A comprehensive and advanced guide for editing Skyrim Special Edition's version of the "SkyrimPrefs.ini" file for n00bs and gurus alike

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Suggested first reading: Skyrim Configuration Settings Guide

Guide scope

This guide is intended to be the comprehensive reference to all settings found within SkyrimPrefs.ini file for The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Special Edition game. All of the user-configurable settings contained within SkyrimPrefs.ini are listed and defined (or hopefully will be). Settings are presented by section in alphabetical order. Jump to a relevant section using the links below and navigate back to this "hub" using the link that appears at the top of each section page.
Default SkyrimPrefs INI (runtime 1.5.23.0)

Settings

SkyrimPrefs.ini has 143 settings separated into 19 working sections. Additional settings/sections are mentioned here that are commonly placed in this file that are not recognized by the game. Any additional settings not listed here are most likely invalid.

INI parameters by section