Solved

error message C1

Posted on 2008-06-23
2
700 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-09
A computer at our store here stoped displaying video, checked video card (8800 Ultra) and works fine. Tested another PCI-E card and still nothing, tried a PCI video card and still nothing. The motherboard has a little diag box on it and it gives the code "C1". I looked through the motherboard manual and found nothing but tips on how to OC components. Not very helpful. Anyway if anyone could help me out with this it would be much appreciated. Also there are 4 gigs of Corsair Dominator in it.
0
Comment
Question by:ccache
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
2 Comments
 
LVL 69

Accepted Solution

by:
Callandor earned 500 total points
ID: 21849520
Strip it down to the minimal configuration: video card, one RAM module, motherboard, keyboard and mouse.  If it doesn't boot, you have a serious problem and may need a new motherboard or power supply (the power supply is cheaper to swap out).  If it boots, start adding components back until it stops working.
0
 

Author Comment

by:ccache
ID: 21851095
figured it out, RAM issue. 1 out of 4 sticks was actually good
0

Featured Post

Free Tool: Site Down Detector

Helpful to verify reports of your own downtime, or to double check a downed website you are trying to access.

One of a set of tools we are providing to everyone as a way of saying thank you for being a part of the community.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Title # Comments Views Activity
What VR device did I probably test? 4 102
Motherboard for overclocking I5 6600K 17 163
IBM X3650 M3 - Status light 6 72
Gateway GT5056 motherboard upgrade for Windows 10 64bit 8 104
Memory (not to be confused with Hard Drive Space) can greatly increase the performance of a computer. Each version of Window has greater demands on memory. My personal recommendation to get decent performance out of a machine is as follows: Windows…
As cyber crime continues to grow in both numbers and sophistication, a troubling trend of optimization has emerged over the last year.
Finds all prime numbers in a range requested and places them in a public primes() array. I've demostrated a template size of 30 (2 * 3 * 5) but larger templates can be built such 210  (2 * 3 * 5 * 7) or 2310  (2 * 3 * 5 * 7 * 11). The larger templa…

742 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question