For a step-by-step guide on setting up a basic Team Fortress 2 Windows Dedicated Server, see the Windows dedicated server page.
This short tutorial will guide you on how to create a Dedicated Server for Team Fortress 2 on a Windows-based computer.
This batch file can be run any time your server needs an update.In addition to GCF files, GCFScape also supports Half-Life BSP, NCF, PAK, VPK, WAD, and XZP files.The following options are available inside the options menu in GCFScape: Enable Windows file mapping (enabled by default).Map the entire file to memory (instead of pieces of it as needed). Can speed things up if you have sufficient free memory.Some operating systems have problems with file mapping (in particular Windows 98) and may produce errors; disable this option in such cases. By default, Steam loads files in read/write mode and is liable to change their contents at any time (as updates occur).GCFScape is a small tool that can open and extract from GCF files that are utilized by Steam for game content storage. GCFScape 1.7.1 or better is required to open VPK files.