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How to change location of hibernation file in Windows 7?
Can I change the path and directory of the “hiberfil.sys” on Windows 8 due to reduce my C:\ disk usage?

I'm using Windows 8 Pro. I like to hibernate and do use this feature several times every day. My laptop has one SSD (primary drive) and one HDD (in ultrabay).

I do want to move hibernate file from SSD to HDD because i don't want to "spent SSD limited resourced" and occupy extra-space, as I have 16 GB of RAM. So I want to move hibernate file from C: to D:.

How can I do that?

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It is likely that you can't. It wasn't possible in Win7 either: superuser.com/questions/85369/… –  Everett Dec 4 '12 at 14:53
    
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For Win7, it is not allowed. Here is an explanation from a MS MVP:

You cannot. Because the Hibernate File must be readable by the bootloader, it must be stored on a specific sector of the hard drive, on the primary system partition. It cannot be moved.

Knowing how the technology works, I would say NO for Win 8 also.

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Thanks for the editing help. –  DaBaer Dec 4 '12 at 16:34
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