Counter Strike: NO CONSOLE b/c of admin abuse

Posted on 2003-02-22
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Last Modified: 2013-12-27
 I was playing CS and owning some CT fools across the brdige at Aztec and then was accused of camping b/c they're awp whoreing and I awp whored the bridge huggers to death. The next round started my team was slayed two rounds in a row and when I complained the admin used some mod on me that caused me to spin continuously and also in another server I joined.

 I exited then re-openned CS and joined a different server but when I hit the console key, the generic Half Life voice flat out says "NO" every time I hit the key and no console appears. I haven't found anything else to be screwed up yet since it nearly just happened so if I find anything more I'll update this question.

 Who ever comes up with a solution that works with out considering a hard drive format will recieve full points. I will only give out the points if the problem is solved and only partial if my problem isn't.
Question by:LongTymeUs0r
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ID: 8002541
Re-install CS over the top of itself.  This will fix it 9 times out of 10.

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Telkman earned 600 total points
ID: 8003356
I think reinstalling CS without trying some other things first is a bit silly as you'll lose any custom settings.

First, make a backup of your config.cfg (C:\Sierra\Half-Life\cstrike\config.cfg)

Open your config.cfg and see what your console key is binded too.

it should be just like this, including the speech marks:

bind "`" "toggleconsole"

with ` replaced with whatever your console key is.

chances are its been changed to "voice no" (can't remember what the HL voice command is)

hope this helps.


Author Comment

ID: 8014067
Hey Telkman, thanks for the help, yours was the correct way to fix it. Thanks a million man.

Since I've posted this question two times, let me know if you need that many more points and I'll consider how much on the second question to give you.

Expert Comment

ID: 8015218
no need for the extra points :]

glad you fixed it

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