Fix some annoyances and add new games

HLSW is no longer being developed but is still a popular tool for server admins. Even though the source code is not available is it possible to resolve a few bugs. Using config files it is also possible to add support for new game servers. HLSW Fixes brings these together in one patch.

Main Features

  • Detects 30+ new games.
  • Fixes Rcon not working for source engine servers.
  • Fixes HL2 Servers being auto-detected as HL servers.

About HLSW

HLSW, Half-Life Server Watch, is a game administration tool which is capable of remotely administrating various game servers as well as allowing a user to view who was playing in the game server without actually joining the server as was required previously. The official website can be found at


Rcon Fix

Fixes Rcon not working for source engine servers.

Rcon Broken Rcon Fixed

HL2 Detection Fix

Fixes HL2 Servers being auto-detected as HL servers.

Server Browser Broken
Server Browser Fixed

Supported Games

HLSW will detect the following games additional games. Note that Rcon may not work on all servers.

  • 7 Days to Die
  • ARK: Survival Evolved
  • Arma 3
  • Blade Symphony
  • Black Mesa: Deathmatch
  • BrainBread 2
  • Chivalry: Medieval Warfare
  • Codename Cure
  • Contagion
  • Counter Strike: Global Offensive
  • Day of Infamy
  • Dota 2
  • Double Action: Boogaloo
  • Dystopia
  • Empires
  • Fistful of Frags
  • GoldenEye: Source
  • Homefront
  • Hurtworld
  • Insurgency
  • Just Cause 2
  • Killing Floor 2
  • Medieval Engineers
  • Natural Selection 2
  • No More Room in Hell
  • Nuclear Dawn
  • Pirates, Knights & Knights II
  • Rust
  • Serious Sam 3
  • Serious Sam HD
  • Sniper Elite v2
  • Sniper Elite 3
  • Space Engineers
  • Squad
  • Sven Co-op
  • Starbound
  • The Ship
  • War of the Roses


  • 1. Download the project.
  • 2. Unzip the archive.
  • 3. Make sure you have HLSW v1.4.0.5 installed (installer provided).
  • 4. Copy the contents of the hlsw directory to your HLSW directory.
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\HLSW