How to change screen resolution windows Xp

I have received a PC to set up but I don't have a display that has the required resolution that the PC has been configured with.
I can see the PC boot up until Windows Xp Pro begins installing but after a short period the screen goes blank and disk activity continues as if the PC is continuing to boot.
If I boot up in safe mode then all is ok.
Is there any way to configure the PC whilst in safe mode to boot up normally (not in safe mode) with a lower screen resolution ? In other words , can I boot up in safe mode and configure the screen resolution for normal mode? Using a registry setting maybe ?
Roger AlcindorAsked:
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Remove any video driver'll boot to a default, lower resolution.
Press F5 while booting.
Select "Enable VGA mode".
Change display settings.
sorry it must be F8

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Derp...yes, boot to VGA and remove any video software. Changing the video settings may work as well.
Roger AlcindorAuthor Commented:
That did it, thanks
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