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Monitor goes to sleep/goes blank randomly

By davbell22602
Nov 23, 2012
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  1. Acer Aspire T180 Decktop with windows xp media center edition.

    AST180-EA350M

    Does it on 2 different monitors.One them is a brand new monitor that was never used but in box for awhile.
     
  2. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 20,942   +167

    Do you have on-board video or a separate video card?
     
  3. davbell22602

    davbell22602 TS Enthusiast Topic Starter Posts: 133

    I have on board video. Also tried reformating the hard but it wont let me do it from the dos prompt screen.
     
  4. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 20,942   +167

    You need to reformat using an XP install disk that you boot the computer with
     
  5. davbell22602

    davbell22602 TS Enthusiast Topic Starter Posts: 133

    Thats what I figured. Thanks
     


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