Fix: SKYUI Error code 5

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim is an action role-playing video game developed by Bethesda Game Studios and published by Bethesda Softworks. It was released for all the platforms in November 2011 and is a sequel to The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion. It has been reported that the game has sold 30 million copies since its release up until November 2016. SKYUI is a PC friendly UI mod For Skyrim and it offers a much better user experience with the game due to its countless mods.

SkyUI Error Code 5

But many users have been reporting about a “SkyUI Error code 5” Error that surface while playing the game. The error occurs while trying to open skill, map and favorites menu. Though the issue sounds critical, it really is not. The issue can be easily resolved by implementing some easy fixes that are mentioned in the article down below. However, before we get into that, let us have a look at what potentially causes the issue.

What Causes the “SkyUI Error Code 5” Error?

We investigated this particular issue by looking at various user reports and the strategies that they used to either repair or circumvent the issue. Based on our reports, a particular conflict triggers this specific error code which is:

  •  The 60 FPS Interface Mod: The 60 fps interface mod forces the interface to run at 60 fps. By default, the interface runs at 30 fps. However, this mod often causes conflict with the Skill, map, and the favorites menu.

Now that you have a basic understanding of the cause of the problem we will now move forward towards finding a viable solution based upon verified feedback.

Uninstalling The Mod

Since we know that the 60 FPS Interface Mod is causing the problem we will be uninstalling that mod

  1. Navigate to
    NexusModManager/Skyrim/Mods
  2.  Select the 60 Fps Interface Mod it should be a .zip file
  3.  Delete the mod
  4. Now Delete the SkyUI  and Reinstall it
  5. Also, make sure your Skyrim Script Extender is updated to the latest version (2.0.5)

This should solve the “SkyUI Error Code 5” error completely. If this still does not solve your issue then reinstalling the game is the only option.

Kevin Arrows
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