How to downgrade without having to use the weird patcher at the nexus.
1. Open the run dialogue by pressing Windows key + R. Next, type steam://nav/console. This will open steam, with the console window still open.
2. For AE type download_depot 489830 489833 4570833 77049890269 This will download an older version of the executable. The console will indicate where it was downloaded.
* SE users and people using the Best of Both Worlds patch should use 2289561010626853674. This was the last version of the game before it switched to AE (on 20 November 2019. –
3. Copy the directory from there and paste it in your game's directory.
Everything is working again, and you can stop telling Bethesda employees to be offended.
The command entered is split into four parts:
This is the command that will download a particular depot from steam's servers
This is the AppID for Skyrim SE.
This is the ID to the executable's specific repository, found via steamdb.info
https://steamdb.info/depot/489833/history/ – [steamdb.info]
This is the version ID of the depot you wish to download.
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