As part of Windows 8 there is a Hybrid boot option. What does this do (besides just 'reduce the boot to windows time')?
Why wouldn't I want to enable it all the time; are there downsides?
In internal papers, Hybrid Boot was previously referred to as "Logoff + Hibernate", and it does exactly that.
When Hybrid Boot is enabled, when you shut down the computer, your user applications shut down and your session is terminated, but the OS itself hibernates.
The above blog post was written while Windows 8 was still a preview. With the general release of Windows 8, the switches on
To perform a shutdown and prepare for fast startup (hybrid boot, logoff + hibernate), use this command: