Counter-Strike: Global Offensive is a multiplayer first person shooter sequel to the popular Counter-Strike: Source.

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How do you progress to a new rank on the CS:GO Elo system?

Ever since I started playing with CS:GO I've been in the bronze rank in Classic Competetive. No matter how many rounds I win, how many times I am the MVP, I won't get a new rank. How does the ...
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Tweak graphics settings principal components

How to tweak graphics settings in CS:GO? Which commands and settings are the most reasonable to change? I would not want to eek out every little bit, just get closer to an optimum in terms of frame ...
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how can we add recoil to spectating mode?

Recoil is removed in spec. mode. But in some big organization (e.g. Techlabs at yesterday) they stream from source with actual recoil ingame. But normally when you spectate or watch a demo there is no ...
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Could not find driver “mysql” when setting up sourcebans

I'm trying to set up SourceBans on my CS:GO server, but when I tried a sm_reloadadmins I got 14:46:45 sm_reloadadmins 14:46:45 L 02/09/2013 - 17:46:48: [sourcebans.smx] Database failure: Could not ...
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How does Kevlar and Helmet Gear protect you?

In Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, you can buy Kevlar and Helmet gear for $1000. This gear will protect you from enemy attacks. When you equip it, the number "100" appears next to your health: This ...
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Why do I run noticeably slower than others?

I often play zombie escape servers where I've noticed that the majority of other players run faster than what I do, that much so that its easy to get left behind. I run with my knife out, and don't ...
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Can't join any servers at all on CS:GO

So I bought CS:GO yesterday when it was on sale and left it to download over night. Today, I opened it up to play, did the usual first-time setup stuff and then got into the game. I tried the weapons ...
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How can I check if a server is up in CS:GO?

I am trying to create a dedicated server. I can join but I want to know if it is available online for my friends. Is there any tool for this?
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Why does my computer restart every time I try to play CS:GO?

My Counter Strike: Global Offense game automatically restarts my computer before it finishes loading up, I don't see a loading screen or a menu screen. I've never played it before and all I've done is ...
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How can I connect to a LAN server to play Counter Strike: Global Offensive?

I am on a wireless network trying to play CS go with my friends. They all are in the same room with me. How can I create a server so I can play with my friends? In CS 1.6 we launch a hlds file which ...
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What is ADR in Counter Strike?

In the stats of the spectating screen of CSGO, I've found myself wondering what is the ADR column. It looks like some kind of ratio on 1000, but have no idea what it calculates.
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What is rotating?

I've barely scratched the surface of competitive CS:GO, but from what I've heard, the phrase "rotating" is shouted out a lot. What exactly do players mean when they say "rotating". Does this mean ...
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What is this object on my map?

In Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, I was spectating and pressed Ctrl to enlarge my map. A strange object appeared on my screen. The map: The object in question: Around the object were white ...
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srcds not found?

I'm setting up CSGO dedicated server on a Windows 7 system. I have followed the complete steps mentioned Counter-Strike:_Global_Offensive_Dedicated_Servers. But I'm stuck at the section "Starting ...
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How can I disable bots and play one on one with a friend?

Is there a way to play a 1:1 match without getting filled up with bots? My friend and I would like to boost a couple of achievements, but the bots always prevent that.
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Can you automatically auto-select and join teams upon server entry?

I don't care what team I end up on, I just want to get into a game as fast as possible. Is there a config toggle that will never ask me which team and always just use auto-select?
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How to join a match by IP address in CS:GO?

I'm having trouble figuring out how I can connect directly to a server via IP. How can I join a server in CS:GO by using it's IP address?
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How can I make a really static crosshair in CS:GO?

When I watch some CS:GO videos, I see they have fully static crosshair. For example, in this video, NiP vs eXtensive from ESL Major Series Winter 2012. I'm not talking about a recoil control thing. I ...
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What are the chances of getting StatTrak on a weapon?

It seems that StatTrak variants are all too rare, and sometimes hard to find. Compare this with TF2, where Strange weapons are aplenty, and unboxing one doesn't take too much effort. However, ...
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Is it possible to force knifes only for the first round?

Is it possible to configure a CS:GO server so that in the first round everyone is is forced to use knifes only (no pistols)? If so, how?
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Do competitive bans eventually “forgive” a player?

In Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, I was kicked for doing too much damage to my teammate. This gave me a 30 minute competitive ban. I know that after you get a 30 minute ban, you get a 2 hour ban, ...
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How to setup a cs:go offline server on which friends can join

When I start an offline match and invite my mate he gets an connection error "Server does not respond". How may I set up a "Offline with Bots" - Server on which my friend can join?
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What are the differences between CS 1.6 and CS:GO?

What are the differences between CS 1.6 and CS:GO? A simple bullet point comparison similar to What are the differences between CS 1.6 and CS:S? would be nice.
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Can Decoy grenades damage players?

In Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, there is a decoy grenade. When used, it generates gunfire sounds, and can be used to throw off opponents. The decoy only lasts a short amount of time. When that ...
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Who is the mysterious Arms Dealer?

During the Arms Deal and Bravo update in Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, new guns were added to the game. The idea, according to Valve, is that the update "lets you experience all the illicit ...
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Setting up a dedicated server on my PC

I'm trying to set up a dedicated server of CS: GO on my machine because they've gone and taken away the listen server capabilities it seems. The fools! Alls I want to do is practice some stuff, nades ...
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Efficient testing of smoke grenading

How to make throwing and testing smoke grenades more efficient? sv_infinite_ammo 1 makes you have many... I'd prefer to throw/place them and shortly see the smoke. Maybe smoke can be made last shorter ...
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How do I get item drops?

Just curious as to how to obtain item drops from the last update. To clarify, item drops as in weapon skins, crates, anything else Valve added without letting us know, etc. It seems that after ...
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Cannot Join Counter Strike Go Servers

Every server I try to join gives me the whole "Not Responding" bit so I went ahead and allowed it through my firewall as an exception but still no luck. Every single server is like this. What are ...
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Stuck in a single 2D view [closed]

I was trying to make my first map in Hammer. (For reference, this is the Counter-Strike: Global Offensive - SDK Hammer.) Usually, there are 4 windows for viewing the map- a 3D view, two 2D sideways ...
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Can knives headshot opponents?

In Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, you can shoot opponents in the head and cause a "headshot", resulting in extra damage being done to that player. There is also a knife, which you can use to ...
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Does item quality decrease over time?

In Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, I have an "AUG Hot Rod: Factory New" Skin. Each skin in CS:GO has it's own quality, and each quality looks different (Ex. Well-worn may have paint peeled off). ...
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CS:GO competitive server: game ending before 16 won rounds

I'm trying to set up a new CS:GO server to competitive mode. However, it is not following the rule of 16 won rounds to finish the game. This is my gamemode_competitive_server.cfg: ...
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How long does it take the bomb to explode?

After the Terrorist team in Counter-Strike: Global Offensive plants the bomb, the Counter-Terrorist team has to defuse it before it blows up. After the bomb is planted at a bomb site, how many ...
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How can I solve lag issue while changing weapon?

I've been dealing with this problem for 2-3 days. It doesnt affect gameplay or performance. It is just usual and I believe it is related to console commands. related video ...
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What does inspecting a weapon do?

In Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, you can press the 'F' key (default) to "Inspect" your weapon. This causes your player to move the held weapon around in the player's hands a bit. What does ...
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Does the condition of weapons affect gameplay?

Some weapons that were introduced in the last update (cosmetic) feature different kinds of weapon skins, all really neat, in my opinion. Some of the qualities range from Field-Tested, Battle Scarred, ...
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How do I get more guns? [duplicate]

In Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, you can collect guns. These guns can replace the default in-game guns. They do not change gameplay at all, and are purely cosmetic. How can I get new guns?
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How can I make myself an “operator” on my own dedicated server?

When playing Counter-Strike: Global Offensive on my own dedicated server, I cannot execute certain commands (Ex. "sv_cheats 1", "noclip") via my console. I receive the error: "Can't change replicated ...
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How can I counter Shotguns?

In Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, shotguns impose a danger (when somebody is using it against you). They can easily 1-hit-KO you if used correctly. Is there a method that I can use to prevent ...
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What is the fastest weapon to run with?

In Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, your running speed changes based on what weapon you hold. For example, holding a sniper rifle will cause you to run slowly, while holding a pistol will be much ...
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How do I change the map-change time after the game ends on my server?

For my CS:GO offensive server, how do I change the amount of time it takes to change map once a game ends on my server? Currently it is set to 1 min and 30 sec, when 10 seconds would suffice.
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How can I define keybinds for the buy-screen?

I'd like to define keys for frequently used items on the buy-screen, like kevlar, helm, M4A1, AK47, Deagle, etc. On CS:S and CS1.6 I could define those only by manually editing some configuration ...
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What's the best way to get the “Rampage!” achievement?

Taken from the CS:GO Wiki: Rampage! Win an Arms Race match without dying. As it currently stands, this achievement is almost unbeatable for me to get. By the time I get to be about ...
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How do I vote on a map in CS:GO?

Is it me being stupid, or do my keys not work while voting on a map in CS:GO? I press 1 to 8 when the map vote appears at game end, nothing happens, sometimes I jumble keys to manage to get something ...
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How long does it take to level up your Operation Payback coin in Counterstrike Global Offensive?

How many hours or other criteria does it take to level up or change the color of your Operation Payback coin in Counterstrike Global Offensive?
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Playing CS GO with same Steam ID [closed]

I have bought CS:go , I installed it on my laptop and i do play it. But now i want to play it with my friends . Can i just copy the same steam folder from my Laptop to there laptop, and then play on ...
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How do I set up a dedicated server in Counter Strike Global Offensive? [duplicate]

I have downloaded Counter Strike Global Offensive, but I don't know how to set up a server so that I can play with my friends who are in same network through a wifi router. In CS 1.6 there is a hlds ...
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Is it possible to change gamemode or gametype while the server is running?

I am in the process of configuring a Counterstrike: Global Offensive server and I was wondering if the game mode and game type can be changed on the fly, preferably from within the game by calling a ...
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how i will come to know my server is working in cs go

By updating 740 validating some type of installation goes on and after it gets completed I created a text file with extension .cmd which i saw from this link ...