Half Life server problem fix
I'm sure more than one of you will have noticed the problems Half Life had last night. Millions of games players were unable to play Half Life all night as WON Half-Life authorization server was failing. This morning Won have released a fix for this.
The problem is that the client [your computer] is having trouble with load balancing and the fail over code. Take the following steps to fix it :
Using Notepad, open the woncomm.lst file under /valve/ in your Half-Life folder.
Under "Auth", switch the two authentication servers (bottom one to the top and vice versa).
Save the file and start up Half-Life, going about as usual.
Everything should now work fine, as before!