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 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…

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!…

Ibbi has connected!

Hi guys, This is my first post on this website. I will be posting stuff related to games that I have played so far and those that I am willing to play! That will not be limited to PC Games but Online Games, Mobile Games (Android, IPhone), Console Games, PSP, PlayStation, etc. will also be included. I hope you will like my posts. Thanks and Regards, Ibraheem Zaffar

How to Fix Unable to initialize Steam Error in Counter Strike 1.6 Server

Many people have reported that after they setup HLDS (Half-Life Dedicated Server) or Counter Strike 1.6 Server, they get an error saying “Unable to initialize Steam“. From what I understand, this error pops up because of permission issues in Windows 7 and Windows 8 (One of the reasons why I hate Windows 7/8) But there’s nothing to worry about, the fix is really simple. Follow the steps below to fix this issue: Open Notepad Copy and Paste the following text…

Securing Counter Strike 1.6 Server Against RCON Hack Attacks

Now a days, many game server owners complain about their servers getting hacked. No matter how much strong RCON password you choose, your server can still be hacked. Antivirus Protections and Firewalls are of no use in this case!   Symptoms: If you own a Counter Strike 1.6 Server, you should have faced weird problems like: Your server’s name getting changed. All your players getting redirected to some strange servers. RCON Password getting changed. Strange admins appearing in your admin…

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