Counter Strike can’t play on Vista with Intel 950 GMA


I want to play counter strike, but after show splash screen then the game disappear to nowhere. I think my be vista doesn’t compatible or directX. I had updated directX, but nothing happen with the game. So after googgling, i found that to play Counter Strike, there are many mode to launch the game.

So i try to add -d3d, hooray, i can play cs now.

Here the list of cs launch commands :

-noforcemaccel ; Use desktop mouse acceleration settings
-noforcemspd ; Use desktop mouse speed settings.
-noforcemparms ; Use desktop mouse buttons settings.
-noaafonts ; Disables Anti-Aliasing of Screen Fonts.
-heapsize 262144 ; 512MB System Memory
-heapsize 524288 ; 1GB System Memory
-heapsize 1048576 ; 2GB System Memory
-w 640 -h 480 ; 640×480
-w 800 -h 600 ; 800×600
-w 1024 -h 768 ; 1024×768
-full ; Forces the engine to start in fullscreen mode.
-window ; Forces the engine to start in windowed mode.
-freq 100 ; Changes the Hertz for monitors HL1 Engine. CRT 60-100 85=Common LCD 60-75 72=Common
-refresh 100 ; Changes the Hertz for monitors HL2 Engine. CRT 60-100 85=Common LCD 60-75 72=Common
-soft ; This enables Software hardware rendering mode.
-d3d ; This enables Direct3D hardware rendering mode.
-gl ; This enables Open GL hardware rendering mode.
-nojoy ; Remove joystick support, more ram free.
-noipx ; Disables LAN protocall.
-noip ; Some IP related command remove if unable to connect to servers.
-32bpp ; Enables 32Bit rendering.
-16bpp ; Enables 16Bit rendering.
-dxlevel 90 ; DirectX 9
-dxlevel 81 ; DirectX 8.1
-dxlevel 80 ; DirectX 8
-dxlevel 70 ; DirectX 7
-dxlevel 60 ; DirectX 6
-port 27015 ; Changes your port # for the game.
-console ; When launching Half-Life, this will take you straight to the console.
-dev ; This is for developer mode.
-zone # ; This allocates more memory to scripting files, like autoexec.cfg and so forth.
-game [mod’s name] ; Enable Half-Life to play modification games other than to go through the menu to select them.
-safe ; It start the game in safe mode disable audio etc.
-autoconfig ; Restores video and performance settings to default for the current hardware detected.
-condebug ; Logs all console output into the console.log text file.
-nocrashdialog ; Suppresses some ‘memory could not be read’ unhandled errors.
-novid ; When loading a game with this parameter, the intro Valve video will not play.
-toconsole ; Starts the engine directly in the console, unless a map is specified with +map.
+a +r_mmx 1 ; Instead of using a cfg you can launch the game with a command or a cvar in the command line.
+ex_interp 0.01 ; Sets ex_interp value

5 Responses

  1. where do you input those commands

  2. ??

  3. put it to your shortcut, like this
    “E:\Counter-Strike 1.6\hl.exe” -nomaster -game -d3d cstrike

  4. i cant play cs 1.6/css on vista, pls help i tried adding -d3d it doesnt work, when i create game and the loading finished, i see the “Your are playing counter strike . . .” then i cant press “continue” the game hangs. . .

  5. I also got problem same like ‘itsugo’…. any pro here? plz help us….🙂

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