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Screen Resolution settings

Our whole system crashed and we had to reload operating system. Everything fine except now I need increase the screen resolution to install my Verizon disk (says has to be minimum of 800 x 600), but stuck on 640 x 480 - curser won't move to increase. Troubleshooted on Dell but selections they told me to pick are "grayed out" - can't use. Anyone run in to this?

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