How to Change the IP Address for Counter-Strike 1.6

Updated November 21, 2016

Counter-Strike 1.6 is a computer game that is still widely played even though it has been out since 2003. Counter-Strike is played against bots or other humans on servers over the Internet. To connect to different servers, you can perform in-game searches based on search parameters or you can enter a specific IP address to get to a specific server.

Open the Steam client to run Counter-Strike. Click on the "Library" tab of the Steam client and then click "Play" next to Counter-Strike 1.6.

Press the "~" button on the top left of your keyboard to open up the "Console" inside Counter-Strike.

Type in "connect" and then the IP address you want to connect to. The IP address should consist of a sequence of nine to 12 numbers followed by a colon and a second sequence of five more numbers. For example, "" Hit "Enter" once you entered the IP address and you will be connected to the server.


The "Find Servers" option within Counter-Strike sometimes does not work as well as other places on the Internet fir finding up-to-date information on servers.

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