So I've tested this with multiple door puzzles and I put in the right code and i go to place the claw in to open the door and the "activate" icon won't do anything, I could click it a thousand times and it isn't working. I have all game friendly mods on and i can't figure out why the doors are broken.


  • Unofficial Skyrim patch
  • Campfire
  • Increased follower limit
  • BIG: More killmoves
  • Alternate start
  • Skyrim graphic overhaul
  • Enhanced blood textures
  • Vivid weather
  • All armor lootable and wearable
  • Immersive civil war units
  • Relationship dialogue overhaul
  • Static Mesh Improvements
  • Frostfall
  • Roman Imperial armor replacement
  • Kissing-Immersive lovers
  • Unique magicka swords(lightsabers)
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    A list of your mods would be appreciated, since any one of them could potentially break your game. – Kaizerwolf Nov 21 '16 at 18:19

There are a few distinct possibilities for your issue.

  1. Your mods, despite your claim of game friendly, may have indeed broken. As you've ignored that request, we can't help you there.

  2. The claw puzzle is glitched. According to the UESP Puzzles Page, this can happen in some saves. There are a variety of solutions to choose from, listed as follows:

    • Save and then immediately load that save.

    • Load either the auto-save from the entrance, or a save from before you entered.

    • Exit the location, save, and load that save.

    • "Reset" the door by selecting the right combination and try the claw, then turn each ring once and try the claw again. Do this until the correct combination re-appears and try again.

    • (PC ONLY) Type tcl into the Console to clip through the door. Reenter the code once past. Note that unlock will not work.

Try these solutions, and please, don't assume that your game friendly mods are not causing any problems.

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