If you have Counter-Strike: Source problems, read this!

By mopar man
Jun 13, 2007
  1. Obi-Wan Jerkobi

    Obi-Wan Jerkobi TS Maniac Posts: 502

    Magnificent thread, mopar man. I may not have had that many issues with CS:S, but I have had issues with HL2:EP1. :( But those are fixed now though...but this is a great thread.
  2. mopar man

    mopar man TechSpot Ambassador Topic Starter Posts: 1,379

    I have had many problems, and fixed many of my friends problems.

  3. Acclamator

    Acclamator TS Rookie Posts: 261

    Yep, a good thread for CS:S pub scrubs who can't figure out how to use an Autoexec.cfg or how to use any console commands.
    Either way most people don't play competitively like me so this thread should help plenty of people ^.^

    As for a stable config to help players FPS, I've helped MANY friends by using this config. It makes the graphis look worse and it makes the game a little less enjoyable but it is a great config:
  4. teshh25

    teshh25 TS Rookie

    I Have A Problem Opening Css

    Okay so i just bought this game from best buy and it into my computer which is windows xp..when i try to open this game the loading screen shows up for a second and then goes away and that is all i have seen since ive installed this game, i would love to play it but nothing works..i would really appreciate if you can help me thanks.

    my computer is very old so the processor is 1.1 ghz and memory is 126 mb RAM...278 mb is used and 114 mb is available..and i have direct x 9.0c
  5. mailpup

    mailpup TS Special Forces Posts: 6,979   +362

    Your PC does not appear to meet the minimum requirements of the game. The minimum is 1.2 GHz processor. I don't understand what you wrote regarding your RAM. It doesn't add up. Anyway, your available RAM is also below the minimum requirement.
  6. teshh25

    teshh25 TS Rookie

    yeah that pc was really old so i installed counterstrike source on my other desktop which is a new desktop windows vista...but i have a small problem and that is my fps is very low that i cant even see my enemy before he shoots their a way or something i can download to make it better? thanks
  7. mailpup

    mailpup TS Special Forces Posts: 6,979   +362

    Without knowing the major specifications of your Vista desktop I really can't give you a useful response. What are they? See my "System specs" to the far right of my name to get an idea of what specifications to which I am referring.
  8. mopar man

    mopar man TechSpot Ambassador Topic Starter Posts: 1,379

    teshh25, can I ask you something?

    Have you read the very first post? It lists many things, such as this:

    You can also GOOGLE Caseys config. It is an Autoexec file that lowers the settings on a lot of stuff and increased my fps by about 20.

    EDIT: I was not being a smart-ellick, or anything, just making sure you read it! X_D
  9. Robert

    Robert TS Rookie

    counter strike: source problem

    Everytime i try to play counter strike source a screen pops up saying "Only one instance of the game can be running at one time" i dont have counter strike, half life or day of defeat open. The only way i can fix it is if i restart my computer, does anyone know how i can fix this without restarting twice a day?
  10. mopar man

    mopar man TechSpot Ambassador Topic Starter Posts: 1,379

    Yes, try this:

    Open up Task Manager ( the CTRL+ALT+DEL program ) and go to the "Processes" Tab. Look for a process named "Hl2.exe" or something along those lines. If it's there, then right click and terminate/end it.

    Then try opening it.
  11. mopar man

    mopar man TechSpot Ambassador Topic Starter Posts: 1,379

    Updated, added Rates information.
  12. Robert

    Robert TS Rookie

    ok thanks ill be sure to try it when it happens again
  13. Ice1

    Ice1 TS Rookie

    Can someone help me find the link to update my drivers on the website Mopar gave me they dont have my graphics card =/.

    I have ATI Mobility Radeon X2300
  14. mopar man

    mopar man TechSpot Ambassador Topic Starter Posts: 1,379

    Well, I've noticed that the Radeon Mobility Series Drivers can be confusing as they aren't listed sometimes, as with a friends laptop.

    I've also heard that "certain laptops can't use 'generic' video drivers, you must go to the laptops makers website to find those drivers".

    What kind of laptop do you have, anyway? I can't find much information on that specific adapter, but... here's what I can find:
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