How do I configure the lower graphics resolutions in Windows XP?

A. By default, XP hides the lower graphics resolutions (e.g., 256 colors, 640x480) from the user. To access these graphics resolutions, perform the following steps:

  1. Start the Display Control Panel applet (go to Start, Settings, Control Panel, Display).
  2. Select the Settings tab.
  3. Click the Advanced button, and select the Adapter tab.
  4. Click List All Modes to select the graphics mode you want, and click OK.
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  5. Close all the dialog boxes.
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