Instructions for changing your monitor settings.

Windows (all versions)

  1. Minimize all applications so that you can see the desktop.
  2. Right-click anywhere on the desktop background (not on an icon).
  3. In the resulting pop-up menu, choose Properties.
  4. In the Display Properties dialog box, select the Settings tab.
  5. In the Settings tab, in the lower left corner, is a "resolution slider", slide this control to 1024 X 764.
  6. Set the Colors drop down list to "Millions" or "Thousands".
  7. Click the Apply button.
  8. If you see a message asking if you want to keep the new settings, click the Yes button within 15 seconds.
  9. Click the OK button to close the Display Properties dialog box

Apple OSX

  1. Open System Preferences (either from the Dock or from the Apple menu).
  2. Open the Displays Panel and choose the Display tab.
  3. On the left of the Displays tab, select 1024 or greater from the list.
  4. Set the colors to Millions or Thousands from the Colors pop-up menu.
  5. Quit or close System Preferences when done.

Apple OS 9 or earlier

  1. From the Apple menu select Control Panels > Monitors.
  2. On the Monitors dialog box, make sure you have selected the Monitor panel (click the Monitor button – it has a sun-like icon).
  3. On the right of the Monitor panel is a Resolution list. Select 1024x768 or larger from the list and your monitor resolution will immediately change.
  4. When you are satisfied with your display resolution, close the Monitor/Display Control Panel (File > Quit or just click the close box).