Here is how you can change your screen resolution to 800 x 600 (the most popular setting). If you follow these directions exactly, you should be fine. You might want to print these instructions.
  • Minimize all programs so that you can see your "desktop"
  • Find an open area with the pointer and RIGHT click one time
  • LEFT click once on PROPERTIES
  • Select the SETTINGS tab (top right)
  • Select 800 x 600 in the Screen Area
  • Click on APPLY
  • Then click OK