You might have noticed that changing the screen resolution in Windows 8 works similar to previous Windows versions, but if you are not familiar with Windows 7 and you come from Windows XP here is a little guide for you
Steps to change the screen resolution
1. Click on the Desktop tile on the Home (Start) screen.
2. Next, right-click on the desktop and select Screen resolution.
3. Next, select the resolution in the resolution list box and click on the Apply button and then OK. That are the complete steps to change the screen resolution in Windows 8..
Windows 8 is a robust user friendly operating system. Although many features are new, changing the screen resolution still works similarly