Half-Life Dedicated Server 2

HLDS2, together with a retail installation of Half-Life (or a package), is all you need to setup a server. With everything prepackaged, configuring the server is just a matter of following the included guide, after which everything is set to get it up and running with WON2.

Release Notes

Version 2.2.0a [17/11/2006]
- Added some minor updates
- Added new readme with up-to-date information
- Updated Valve/WONcomm.lst with latest WON2 Patch for Players v2.7

Version 2.2.0 [25/01/2005]
- Added multilanguage support
- Added language French
- Added language Dutch
- Added update for Counter-Strike, 1.5 to 1.5e
- Added support for WON2 Valve AntiCheat system v.1.1 (feature in Beta phase)
- Added support for WON2 Content Server System (feature in Beta phase)
- Added support for protocol 46e (WON2 protocol)
- Fixed stability bugs on Windows Server 2003 based systems
- Fixed buffer-overflow
- Updated Valve/WONcomm.lst with latest No-WON patch for Players 2.4/C


As stated in the instructions, do not install HLDS2 to your Half-Life / Counter-Strike Retail installation, as HLDS2 uses some Steam DLLs. Doing so will corrupt your game. Should you have ignored these warnings and installed it anyway, you can correct this issue by reinstalling the Half-Life v1.1.1.0 patch (or the CS Retail v1.0.0.5 patch for owners of this game), after which you (re)install any other WON2 patches, including the Half-Life Retail Update.

How to Install

Read the notes included in the RAR file. Be sure to open it with WinRAR instead of extracting it right away to read them. You may also want to check out the latest version of the installation notes in the Support section.


Windows CompatibleHalf-Life Dedicated Server 2 (size: ~5 MB)

English / International version

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