error message C1

Posted on 2008-06-23
Medium Priority
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.
Question by:ccache
LVL 69

Accepted Solution

Callandor earned 1500 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.

Author Comment

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

Featured Post

Free Tool: IP Lookup

Get more info about an IP address or domain name, such as organization, abuse contacts and geolocation.

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.

Are you are experiencing a similar issue? Get a personalized answer when you ask a related question.

Have a better answer? Share it in a comment.

Join & Write a Comment

Introduction: When experiencing some peculiar problem with the functioning of your PC, how many times has it happened that you look for a solution and even google can’t help? It could be that you are one of the only few people on earth who ma…
In the modern office, employees tend to move around the workplace a lot more freely. Conferences, collaborative groups, flexible seating and working from home require a new level of mobility. Technology has not only changed the behavior and the expe…
In response to a need for security and privacy, and to continue fostering an environment members can turn to for support, solutions, and education, Experts Exchange has created anonymous question capabilities. This new feature is available to our Pr…
When you have multiple client accounts to manage, it often feels like there aren’t enough hours in the day. With too many applications to juggle, you can’t focus on your clients, much less your growing to-do list. But that doesn’t have to be the cas…

587 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