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How to change your screen resolution
We hope you enjoy the Musical Plates project's new design as well as all the new teacher and student sections and resources. For best viewing, you should first open your browser's window to the full width of your computer screen and set your computer monitor's screen resolution to 800 x 600 pixels or a higher setting (i.e. 1024 x 768). If you are unfamiliar with how to do this, locate the type for computer you have from the list below and then follow the directions. It may also be helpful to print out these directions.

PCs with Windows XP

  1. Select the Control Panel from the Start menu
  2. Select Appearance and Themes
  3. Select Change the screen resolution
  4. In the Display/Properties area, move the lever beneath Screen resolution until 800 x 600 pixels or a higher setting (i.e. 1024 x 768) and click OK.
  5. After changing the screen resolution, a dialog box appears asking if you want to keep this setting. Click Yes to keep the setting.

PCs with Windows 95/98/Me/2000

  1. Select Settings from the Start menu.
  2. Select the Control Panel option from the Settings Menu.
  3. Select the Display option from the Control Panel.
  4. Select the Settings tab.
  5. In the Desktop/Screen area, move the lever until 800 x 600 pixels or a higher setting (i.e. 1024 x 768) and click OK.
  6. A message will appear indicating that Windows will resize your desktop, and that it might take a few seconds and click OK.
  7. After changing the screen resolution, a dialog box appears asking if you want to keep this setting. Click Yes to keep the setting.

Apple / Macintosh

  1. Go to the Apple Menu --> Control Panels, and choose Monitors.
  2. Click on the Monitor icon at the top of the control panel and then choose either 800 x 600 resolution or a higher setting (i.e. 1024 x 768).
    NOTE: With the older Mac operating systems, go to the Apple Menu --> Control Panels, and choose Monitors. Then choose Options, and choose the 800 x 600 resolution or a higher setting (i.e. 1024 x 768).

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