IDE configuration: External script editor#

If the EditPreferencesExternal ToolsExternal Script Editor setting resets itself on startup, consider the following steps:

  1. Relaunch the Unity Hub as an administrator.
    1. Right-click the Unity Hub icon and select run as administrator (this may be two right-clicks deep).
  2. Open a Unity project.
  3. Change the external script editor setting.
  4. Close Unity and the Unity Hub.
  5. Relaunch the Hub and Unity as normal.

If this still doesn't work, restart your computer and try again.