ERROR in CS 1.6 : "Couldn't find 'decals.wad' in DEFAULTGAME search path."
Sometimes playing on servers that changes your files and next time you start your game you end-up into an error "Couldn't find 'decals.wad' in DEFAULTGAME search path."
So always play on a secure and good server which do not modify your content or just make all your files in "cstrike" folder as read only mode.
This is a very common error that occurs if "decals.wad" file is missing.
There are many chances that this file is found missing but the solution is simple, just follow following steps:
- Download this file below: Download Decals.wad here : "Download"
- Copy it into your cstrike folder.
For STEAM: C:/ProgramFiles/Steam/Steamapps/common/HalfLife/cstrike.
For Non STEAM: C:/ProgramFiles/Valve/Counter-strike/cstrike
Restart your CS and your problem is solved.