Setup Content Hosting Banner in Counter-Strike

CounterStrike Content Hosting Provided By Banner Logo

We have seen many server owners asking about how to show Content Hosting Provided By banners on different online forums and social website. Most of the solutions provided on those forums are outdated and hence not working. So here is a simple, updated and working tutorial for setting this up for your HLDS Server. Content hosting provided by is a banner which is displayed to the players connecting to a Counter-Strike server. When a new map is added on server,…

How to save ranks in Counter-Strike

CS Ranks top15 rank Players

When you setup Counter-Strike server, by default the player ranks are saved on server and they are present even when the server is restarted. Unless you have done something terribly wrong with your server settings which is what happened in our case. A few days back we had to reinstall our server from scratch. While installation, we missed something because of which the player ranks in server were not saving any more. When ever the server restarts, all the ranks…

How to get Static IP on PTCL BB EVO Wingle Nitro & CharJi

PTCL Static IP Address BB Nitro CharIi EVO Wingle

If you don’t know what is a Static IP or why is it needed, read this: http://www.counterstrike.com.pk/help/difference_between_dynamic_and_static_ip_address Steps: Getting Static IP on PTCL Broadband, PTCL EVO, PTCL Wingle, PTCL Nitro and PTCL CharJi connection is fairly simple. All you have to do is call PTCL Helpline on 1236 if you have PTCL Landline or 0800-80-800 if you are calling from mobile. Talk to the operator and tell them that you need Static IP on your connection. They will ask you…

How to fix “Unable to determine CPU Frequency” error in HLDS

Unable to determine CPU Frequency

If you are running HLDS on a Windows Server or you manage your server via FTP, you may never see this error throughout your life. Since I am running HLDS on CentOS Virtual Machine (using Virtual Box), I occasionally see new errors like this one. The reason behind using VM is that CentOS is much stable as compared to Windows Server 2003/2008/2012 which is notorious for crashes and messy permission issues. The complete error message that I received on console…

Port Forwarding on TP-Link Router / Modem

TP-Link Router Main Page

These steps are for TP-Link Routers and Modems including but not limited to: TL-WR1043ND / TL-WR841HP / TL-WDR3600 / TL-WR843ND / TL-MR3040 / TL-WDR4300 / TL-WR940N / Archer C7 / TD-W8901G / TL-WR842ND / TL-WDR4900 / TL-WA730RE / TL-WDR3500 / TL-WA830RE / TL-WA850RE / TL-WR1042ND / TL-WR340GD / TL-MR3220 / TL-MR3420 / TD-W8951ND / TD-W8961ND / TL-WR740N / TL-WR741ND / TL-WA801ND / TL-WA901ND / TL-WR340G / TL-WR841ND / TL-WR941ND / TL-WR743ND / TL-WR740N / TL-MR3220 / TL-WR1043ND / TL-MR3420 /…

How to setup Counter-Strike 1.6 Server on Linux

This tutorial is about setting up Counter Strike 1.6 Server on CentOS which is a flavor of Linux Operating System. For setting up Counter Strike 1.6 Server on Windows, see this post Setup Counter-Strike 1.6 Server on Windows Most people stay away from Linux because it is much more complicated as compared to Windows. I myself prefer Linux Operating System because of its security and stability and that’s the reason I am writing this tutorial today. Requirements CentOS You can…

How to setup TeamSpeak Server on Linux

If you don’t know what TeamSpeak is, its basically a Voice Chat application. Read more details here: TeamSpeak Details Installing TeamSpeak Client is pretty easy however setting up TeamSpeak Server requires some technical knowledge. Requirements VPS You must have a Virtual Private Server for this setup. This installation is tested on CentOS 32bit Linux Server. Buy a VPS with at least 512 RAM from any VPS sellers online. Once purchased, you will be given an IP address, Username/Login and Password…

How to setup TeamSpeak Client on Windows

In case you don’t know what TeamSpeak is, its basically a software which allows many people to communicate with each other simultaneously.   Just like you make conference calls on mobile phone or group calls on Skype. The only difference is that TeamSpeak uses a central server to which all other people are connected. Unlike other VoIP (Voice over IP) software, TeamSpeak is build especially for gamers. Server managers can create accounts for users, set permissions, block users, setup groups…

How to Fix Fatal Error Available memory less than 15MB

Recently a friend of mine installed Counter Strike 1.6 on his Windows 7 64-bit Operating System. The game installed properly but when he tried to launch the game from desktop shortcut icon, an error message popped up saying Available memory less than 15MB!!! with title Fatal Error. Well this was funny because his laptop had 6 Gigs of RAM and according to Resource Monitor, only 30% of the RAM was being used (20% being used by Google Chrome alone!) The…

Fix Raiz0 Fake Player Spammer, Flooder and Server Crasher Exploit

If you are active in Counter Strike 1.6 Servers these days, you might have noticed a new type of crashing exploit that is being used in wild to crash cs 1.6 servers. This is a new crashing technique which exploits an Input Validation vulnerability in Counter Strike 1.6 Steam Engine. Usually you will see multiple players joining with names like #Cstrike_GIGIN_Label or other similar looking nicknmes. Upon successful exploitation, game of all the players connected to that server is crashed!…

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