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Windows 8 fast startup feature enabled but not being used

I have an HP Pavilion x360 11t. Recently, I installed the libusb driver at which point the fast startup stopped working (the normal cold boot). I rebuilt the hibernation file by disabling and ...
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Can I boot Windows 8 based on the last hiberfil.sys file?

I shut down my PC via Power -> Hibernate. After new starting the clean Windows Desktop was shown so it seems something went wrong when shutting down during Hiberation or rebooting. The hiberfil.sys ...
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How to have both OSs hibernated

I set up a dual boot with Windows 7 and Windows 8, it all works good, I can hibernate each w/o problems. Now I find annoying that every time I want to go to the other OS I have to shut down the system ...
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How windows boots up in hibernate mode using keyboard?

When we power off windows using hibernate mode, system will completely power down; according to Wikipedia: "Hibernation saves electrical power. After hibernating, the hardware is completely ...
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Laptop seems to be stuck in a boot sequence where it wants to boot from hiberfil.sys, which doesnt exist on the harddrive

So a friend of mine messed up his ASUS K70AB with windows 7 64bit laptop. Probably by closing the lid and removing the power too soon after. He asked if I could take a look at it so I went and tried a ...
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Windows 7 machine starts up automatically when connected to power source

I recently got a Windows 7 laptop from my office. I am observing that it starts up (boot up/ wake up from hibernate) whenever it is connected to power source. This happens whether it is in shut down ...
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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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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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Has my HDD gone bad? It passes POST and BIOS/EFI but… (updated)

... it gets stuck in a flickering _ and the Data/HDD light doesn't blink. Currently I'm downloading a burning a Linux distro to a USB and see if I can fix, or at least recover, something. It's the ...
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106 views

Don't tell BIOS you're hybernating / hybrid booting?

So here is my problem: I have a T430s with two hard drives that boot two different operating systems running Windows 8. As you know, Windows 8 uses hybrid boot/shutdown, a sort of half-hibernation ...
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Why can't I boot off another drive or change BIOS options after hibernating?

I hear that many people running Windows are able to hibernate their computer, temporarily boot some other operating system, then shutdown that other OS and resume Windows right where they left off. ...
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My computer starts up everyday at the same time

My laptop keeps starting up every day at the same time, whether or not it is connected to AC power. I checked the task scheduler for any task that are set to run, but I couldn't find any. I checked ...
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Restart and then automatically shutdown windows 8 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to instruct Windows 8 NOT to perform a fast shutdown? Windows 8 has a hybrid shutdown that has some (perhaps minor) downsides. Hybrid shutdown is faster, so I do ...
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Why isn't my Windows 7 x64 laptop hibernating properly?

Usually when I put my Windows 7 x64 Acer TravelMate 5520 laptop into hibernation nowadays, it starts back up in this screen: Text in picture: Windows did not shut down successfully. If this ...
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1answer
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Cannot resume Lenovo G770 (Win 7) from hibernate

I hibernated my Lenovo G770 laptop (H2O Insyde Bios, Windows 7) last night with a USB hard drive attached. On trying to resuming this morning I get the error: Windows Boot Manager Status: ...
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Computer takes nearly 10 minutes to boot from a cold start, but only a minute from hiberation

My computer will take nearly 10 minutes to start from a cold boot (and from a restart) yet only about a minute from hibernation, though hibernating has its own benefits, workspace set up from when I ...
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406 views

large memory: wakeup slower than boot

I've upgraded my Windows 7 machine to 24GB. As described here, I found out that 24GB of my precious C: SSD were taken for swap file. To solve this, I moved the swap file to my 2TB non SSD E: drive. ...
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1answer
305 views

How can I automatically let my Windows boot and shutdown?

I want my PC to boot at 9am and shutdown at 10pm every day, is there a way to do that on Windows? Of course maybe don't go off completely, but hibernate or something like that.
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Prevent Windows 7 from resuming from hibernation

I am running Windows 7 x64 on my machine and everything is perfect. I actually never turn off my PC completely but rather I always put it into hibernation mode for fast resume once I get back. ...
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Why does Windows take so long to start and recover after hibernation? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Very slow after hibernation What is happening to the computer that it takes such a long time to come back and start up after being on hibernate? Are the stored bits ...
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2answers
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Bypass hibernate on boot on Ubuntu

I have a problem where Ubuntu is shutting down immediately after restarting from Hibernate. I want to boot without Hibernating. Can I use grub options/commands to set it to ignore the Hibernate image ...
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At what time did my Windows XP machine come out of hibernation?

I usually look at the event log to find out at what time I switched on my computer. I look for the entry saying "The Event Log service was started". I use this to record in-out times at office. These ...