Move Skyrim saves to Dropbox folder the easy way

I play Skyrim on different machines and want to have my save files automatically synced between the two. I’ve found all sorts of articles on either using Synctoy or making NTFS junctions or hard links, but I wanted something clean and easy.

Turns out, it just took a little bit of thinking and trial-and-error.

First, edit your Documents\My Games\Skyrim\Skyrim.ini file, and locate the [General] section. Add the following if it doesn’t exist:


Now, create a SkyrimSaves folder in your dropbox, and copy your saves to it.

You can also use OneDrive, just substitute OneDrive for Dropbox above.