How to Change Your Screen Resolution
Summary
How to change your screen resolution.

How-To

Note: DatWorks well not hold any responsibility if you mess up your own computer. Plus...this shouldn't mess up your computer if you do it right. Its not that hard people.

To change your resolution under Windows 95/98/NT/2000/Me:

  1. From the Start menu, select Settings, and then choose Control Panel. The Control Panel window will appear.
  2. Open the Display icon. The Display Properties window will appear.
  3. Select the Settings tab.
  4. Ensure the Desktop Area is set to 1024 by 768 pixels. Note: If it is available, press the Test button. If the screen appears blank, it will return to normal in 5 to 15 seconds. You will need to contact your computer vendor/manufacturer for assistance in changing the resolution setting.
  5. Choose the OK button. Note: You may be prompted to re-boot your computer. Choose the OK button to restart your computer.

To change your resolution on a Mac:

  1. From the Apple menu, select Control Panels. You will either have the option Monitors & Sound or Monitors.
  2. If the option is Monitors & Sound:

    1. Open the Monitor icon.
    2. From the list of available resolutions, select the resolution you wish to use. Your screen resolution will change instantly.
    3. Close the Monitors and Sound window.

  3. If the option is Monitors:

    1. Ensure that the Show pull-down menu option is set to Recommended.
    2. From the list of available resolutions, select the resolution you wish to use. Your screen resolution will change instantly.
    3. Close the Monitors window.

For 800x600-1024x768 viewing.
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