Many players around the world started to face with an error 5899 in Counter Strike 1.6. This error is connected with the following message “Metadata file missing or damaged[-1]”. In this artile we present solutions for fixing the error 5899. Let’s start!
This error usually occurs on 64-bit systems.
Register the shortcut properties. «-autoconfig -32bit -sw -noipx -d3d», then go to Counter-Strike 1.6 and adjust the video settings as you wish. Exit CS, remove from the properties «-autoconfig -32bit -sw -noipx -d3d» and play safely.
- First go to Counter Strike 1.6 directory
- Now open Half life
- Go to the options
- Go to video tab
- Change from software on D3D
- Click Apply
- Now you need to exit from Half Life
- Now play Counter Strike 1.6
*** Do not forget, when you change CS 1.6 video settings from D3D on OpenGl, you also need to change the color quality to 16-bit from 32-bit.