Hibernation is an inactive computer state in which RAM contents have been saved to non-volatile memory, allowing the computer to completely power down.

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Is a hibernation partition primary?

The Lenovo X1 Carbon comes with the hard-drive split into what appears to be 4 partitions: Windows (C:) Recovery (Q:) SYSTEM_DRV Hibernation In Disk Management, under Status, all but the ...
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Hibernated Windows 8 does not boot (Dell Inspiron 15)

I recently installed Linux Mint 15 along with my Windows 8 (probably 8.1, I cannot remember if I updated it or not). I remember some time ago I restarted Linux and as the DELL logo appeared I pressed ...
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How to easily track how long my laptop battery actually lasted?

I have a new laptop battery, and I want to find out how long it actually did last before my PC went to hibernation mode (due to low battery) without me being present. I tried two stopwatches, but ...
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Ubuntu sometimes immediately shuts down when power button is pressed (but only sometimes)

I'm running Ubuntu 13.10 on my Lenovo Y500 laptop, and I'm getting strange behavior surrounding the power button. The series of events goes something like this: I turn on my computer and enter ...
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How do I run commands on suspend/return from suspend?

I suspend my laptop (pm-suspend) often and sometimes my desktop (pm-suspend-hybrid) fairly often. I am using the latest ubuntu (13.10, saucy). Is there a way I could run a command when I go into ...
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Win 7/Linux Dual Boot Hibernation Issue

Win7 on SSD, Linux on HDD, Grub on HDD. -for the first 1-2 times I could normally hibernate my win7, and boot into linux but idk what - somewhat has changed. Now if I try to hibernate, my screen turns ...
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Sleep not working, hibernate doesn't resume on Windows 8 (dual boot with Linux)

On my Asus Notebook (Vivobook X200E) I run in dual boot Windows 8.1 and Linux Mint 16 (based on Ubuntu). Some days ago I formatted and repartioned completely my pc due to startup problem. Even using ...
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Laptop keeps waking up from sleep (Windows 7)

Laptop is fully charged before I put it to sleep and when I come back more than 12 hours later and resume it, the computer only has around 10% left. I have used the powercfg lastwake and powercfg ...
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Determine when computer woke up from hibernate?

How do I determine at what time the computer woke up from hibernate?
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Manage power/ and reset button [duplicate]

Is there a way to control what the physical power/reset buttons do? I'd like the power button to "hibernate", instead of "shut down" to save my session.
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Make PC always hibernate [duplicate]

I want my pc to hibernate even when I press "shut down". Either that, or simply remove the "shut down" button from the start menu. Is there a way to do any of these?
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Microsoft virtual wifi mini adapter does not work after recovering from hibernate

I use the virtual wlan as an virtual access point and start and stop it via commandline. It works fine. The power management on this device is off and I stop the hosted network before I hibernate. But ...
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Hibernation and sleep fails after upgrade to Windows 8.1

I experience exactly the same problem described in another post: my Samsung Ativ Pro PC regularly fails to hibernate and sometimes even sleep after upgrading to Win 8.1. The answer in the earlier post ...
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How to stop any resuming from hibernation in Windows

I usually hibernate my Windows-7 Desktop PC during the night. Is there any way to tell Windows it should switch off the PC absolutely and utterly and completely, such that the only thing that can ever ...
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How to use systemd hybrid-sleep instead of suspend under gnome in linux?

How can I make GNOME 3 use Systemd hybrid-sleep instead of suspend when closing the lid or using suspend from the menu?
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Windows 8.1 update stuck on update 16 of 23. Toshiba Z830 doesn't have a hard reset button. What do I do?

My Toshiba Z830 running Windows 8.1 and I tried updating it today by rebooting. It got stuck on update 16 of 23. I couldn't reboot because my off button is assigned to sleep. Holding it in for 10 secs ...
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New laptop crashes with bug check after hibernate

About once a week my laptop crashes with a bugcheck 9F when restoring from hibernate. I have examined the dumps with windbg and they all seem related to hyper-V The FAULTING_MODULE is always ...
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How can I replace function of shutdown button with hibernate?

I want my PC to hibernate when I press shutdown (exactly shutdown button) but I don't know how can I modify something like registry or group policy to achieve my goal. Is there any way to do that?
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Is it safe to remove USB media when a computer is suspended?

We are often cautioned against unplugging USB drives in case it is currently being read from or written to. When a computer is suspended, hibernated, or asleep is it obviously not writing any data; it ...
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Computer Disk Usage hits 100% for several minutes after resume

Ive started noticing this only over the last month, but it might have been happening before. I have a few months old (~8) gaming laptop running Windows 8.1, and I do not use it often, few times a ...
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How can I get hibernate to show up on my power menu?

I've done my Google searches and it just doesn't want to show up. This setting does not exist on my laptop after following the directions. ...
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My computer needs restart after it is idle for a while

I am not sure what is exactly happening with my computer but this is fist time that I am noticing something like this. Whenever, I leave my laptop idle for few minutes, it goes in this Hibernate ...
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uTorrent download limit cancels transmissions

I have the latest uTorrent (v3.3.2) on Windows 7 64-bit. I've been noticing lately that when I set a global download limit of any kind, uTorrent will stop downloading and uploading completely. It's ...
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Hibernation: computer shuts down completely, but powers back up in a couple of seconds

I like using hibernation on my Win 7 SP1 x64. But there's a problem: hibernation itself works fine, but after shutdown the computer powers back up in a couple of seconds, so I must wait for it and ...
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Prevent TrueCrypt dismount when sleeping

I have full system encryption set up with TrueCrypt across an internal SSD and a 7200rpm drive, as well as two external hard drives (both Western Digital, the drive in question is a WD Elements 3TB). ...
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Can you manually “inject” drivers into a hibernated drive image?

Is it possible to manually inject new drivers and configurations into a hibernated Windows 7 drive image? I have a sector-by-sector drive image of a hibernated Windows 7 install. It's imaged from an ...
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Unable to mount hibernated windows 8 drive on mac 10.8 with write permissions

When I try to mount this drive on my mac using an external HD enclosure, it will only mount "read only". Dmesg says this: NTFS-fs warning (device /dev/disk1s4, pid 23830): ntfs_system_inodes_get(): ...
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Does shutting down the computer regularly have an impact on the harddisk drive?

Background: My computer usually stays switched on. Been like that since almost over a year I guess, with only a few shutdown/hibernate/restart here and there. I have a database (Postgres) running on ...
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Can Windows Hibernate be disabled inside a virtual machine?

I run Parallels Desktop on my MacBook Pro to host Windows based virtual machines. I am trying to make the virtual disks a small as possible, and ran across this article: Delete hiberfil.sys by ...
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TAPI device dead after Hibernate

I have an analog desktop phone OpenStage 40T that is connected via USB to my Windows 7 Laptop. I can control the phone via TAPI. I often go to hibernation mode when I travel between home and work. ...
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Suspend and hibernation don't work

I have Ubuntu 13.10 and Windows 7 (dual boot with Grub). On Windows When I suspend or hibernate, in both cases the screen goes black about a minute before the fans stop. When I try to resume ...
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Sleep/Hibernation of Windows Computer and Data Loss / Wrong Results during Long Process

I've searched on the Internet and found thoughts that hibernating or putting a Windows computer into sleep during a long complex process such as encoding audio/video or making a database query is very ...
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Laptop shuts off after disconnected from power. How can I fix this?

As the question says, whenever the laptop is disconnected/removed from the charger, it goes into hibernate mode and cannot be "woke up" until it's connected to the charger again. I've tried changing ...
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Should hiberfile.sys be visible on a windows 8.1 machine?

I'm currently trying to fix my shutdown, sleep and hibernate issues on my laptop. One thing I am currently investigating is the hibernate resumer in my BCD. It seems to referenced hiberfile.sys in the ...
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I can't hibernate Windows 7

when i click on Sleep while hybrid sleep is on, or when i run shutdown /h command, the system goes for sleep/hibernation. the screen dims off. but after a few seconds, it turns back on and prompts for ...
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No sleep or hibernate options on my Windows 7 PC

I've been looking around and couldn't find the right answer to fix my problem. I build my computer today from scratch, but for some reason the Sleep & Hibernate options are disabled and won't let ...
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CentOS 6.4, hibernate issue

The problem is, I can't use Hibernate feature. The system allows me to, but just after the power down, the system wakes up. Seems the system is getting wakeup command from somewhere else, USB, PCI... ...
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Windows 8 won't hibernate automatically

I just upgraded to Windows 8.1. I like my desktop to hibernate when I am not home (I have an old PC and it overheats). As much as I have tried I cannot get it to hibernate (or Sleep, for that matter) ...
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Make Windows go to sleep regardless of playing media

Is there a way to make Windows 7 sleep/hibernate no matter if a media player is playing music/movies or not? I'm asking because I've had times when I'm listening to music while I'm on the PC and when ...
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Windows 7 cannot connect ot internet after sleep/hibernate

This problem has surfaced recently. After If I switch on my laptop from hibernate/sleep mode, it can;t connect to internet. It displays all the available networks (wireless) but it never succeeds in ...
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Windows 7 doesn't want to hibernate

I'm having an unusual problem with hibernation - the screen goes black, it seems that everything will shutdown without any problems, I wait maybe about several dozens of second, and then system ...
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Systemd - Suspend to disk (hibernate) with suspended filesystems/block devices

Situation: 1) I am using systemd to suspend to disk using: systemctl hibernate 2) I have mounted a filesystem on an encrypted block device, that I suspend using dmsetup suspend device in order to ...
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How would I make a batch that asks user input for timeout time?

I have a batch that allows me to hibernate with timeout but now I would like it to ask me the time for timeout. So it would be something like below: Batch asks for %value%: (user would write a ...
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Windows 8.1's audio service chokes on threads and handles?

-- snipped as the hibernation thing seems to be invalid now -- Edit: I found this... This process is using 52,552 handles and 6,065 threads when I took the screenshot. At the time of writing, 52,913 ...
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Second Harddrive is failing. Due to Hibernation?

About a year ago my WD Green drive started failing. I started getting BSOD (disk related) and freezes, until it was not readable anymore. It was still recognized in the bios, but it was not mountable ...
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How to force Windows Battery/Power notifications to display over RDP sessions

I have fast machine with SSDs and when the low battery notification for 10% etc pops up, I don't always see it if I'm working in a full screen RDP Session. I've set my PC to hibernate on low battery, ...
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Run application after startup and wake up, before user login?

My desktop computer is in my home and I'm in a travel to other cities. I want to access my desktop by remote desktop function in Windows in case I have to retrieve the files in the desktop. There ...
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will running laptop in hibernation mode cause problems

I have DELL Inspiron 14r touch laptop with i5 processor, 2GB graphics card, Windows 8 and Ubuntu 12.04 dual boot. Now, my question is more hardware specific, I want to know most of the time my ...
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My laptop takes too long time to shutdown or hibernate

I've recently encountered a problem which is my notebook, lenovo ideapad z500 with windows 8.1 pro, takes too long time to shutdown or hibernate. When I click on shutdown item, the LCD is powered off ...
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Run a script when hibernating Windows 8

I have an EXE file that I need to run immediately before I hibernate my Windows 8 PC, every time. How can I do this? I know I can use the Task Scheduler to accomplish this, but which trigger is best ...