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1answer
195 views

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 ...
0
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0answers
73 views

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, ...
0
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1answer
3k views

What could be causing windows to fail to sleep or hibernate, and revert system settings?

I am running Windows 8.1 on my system (Dell e6520) and the symptoms are this: My PC won't sleep or hibernate. It the screen turns off, but the fans just run and run, and after a little while, it ...
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5answers
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My Windows 8 PC wakes up every night around 3 am

I just built a new Windows 8 PC, and started using it a few days ago. Every night, I use Hibernate on the computer before I go to bed. The only way to turn it back on is to hit the Power button. ...
0
votes
2answers
486 views

How do I tell if my computer supports hibernation?

In Windows Vista, there is regular Hibernation as well as a Hybrid Sleep mode. These features can be found and enabled in the Power Options dialog (advanced settings). For some reason, I don't have ...
1
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1answer
859 views

Wake machine from hibernation remotely

Is there a way to wake a hibernating windows 7 machine remotely either via software or some other solution? I use LogMeIn but have to also hibernate my machine every weekend but want to be able to ...
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3answers
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Why hibernate Windows 8? [closed]

It seems to me that in Windows 8 classic, hibernate is slower than the fast shutdown. Is there any meaningful reason to hibernate a Windows 8 machine (as opposed to fast shutdown or sleep)?
4
votes
1answer
95 views

Is it more cost efficient to keep my computer on and allow it to go into S4/Hibernate? [closed]

I have a desktop PC and and it goes into S4/Hibernate after about 1/2 hour of it being on. Is it wasting electricity by turning it on and off and not just keep it on overnight in S4/Hibernate?
0
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0answers
305 views

Computer does not turn off, stuck in weird hibernation

Ok, So this problem is starting to occur in a lot more computers than one in our network. We have several Dell V131 that when going into sleep mode seems to Shut down all USB-ports Internal Keyboard ...
4
votes
1answer
151 views

What is the minimum length of time it is worth hibernating my laptop? [closed]

I have a Windows XP laptop. I rarely reboot and usually just hibernate it when I'm finished using it. If I'm going for lunch for an hour for example, I will always hibernate. However, if I'm just ...
2
votes
2answers
2k views

Ubuntu 11.10: put computer to sleep when inactive for 4 hours

In Ubuntu 11.10, under the power menu (in Ubuntu 11.10 this menu is found under system settings--it has a battery icon), I have the option to put the computer to sleep when inactive for 10 minutes, 30 ...
3
votes
3answers
557 views

What will the laptop do if I close the lid when plugged in then unplug it after I've closed the lid?

If my laptop is set to "do nothing when I close the lid when plugged in" and "hibernate when I close the lid when on battery, what will the laptop do if I close the lid when plugged in then unplug it ...
0
votes
1answer
358 views

Windows does not resume from Hibernation on first attempt

When I press hibernation icon my laptop, it copies the open programs on hard and turns off the system but after I press power switch botton windows doesn't load and a blank screen appears. I turn off ...
1
vote
2answers
912 views

Sleep uses more power than I expect

When my new Dell laptop with Windows 7 Home Premium and 4GB RAM sleeps (not when it hibernates), it will drain the battery overnight. My old Dell laptop with XP Pro (2 GB RAM) could sleep for days ...
1
vote
3answers
1k views

how to make LXDE hibernate the computer when the power button is being pressed

How to setup LXDE (a linux desktop environment) to hibernate a PC after the power button on the computer is pressed?
1
vote
1answer
591 views

Suspend and hibernate stopped working after motherboard upgrade on Ubuntu

I recently upgraded my old MSI based Pentium IV motherboard to new Asus M4A79XTD EVO/USB3 and AMD Phenom II X6 1090T with 4 Gb ram. I kept the old HD with Ubuntu 10.10 installed. After the update I ...
7
votes
1answer
990 views

How to remove hiberfil.sys

I have a small SSD and I want to reclain the space currently used by the hiberfil.sys (~4GB) by disabling hybernation or perhaps preferably, move it to an HDD. I see under "power Options" that ...
6
votes
1answer
884 views

Can you hibernate/reboot in Linux instead of hibernate/poweroff?

I'm using pm-hibernate, and would like to reboot the machine after it's done hibernating, rather than having the machine turn off. Is there a way to do this with pm-hibernate, or any other Linux ...
1
vote
2answers
281 views

Power button isn't working as it supposed to

I have a laptop which runs Windows Vista Ultimate, SP2. I've changed the settings of the power button to always hibernate. However, when working onbattery, rather than AC power, and press the power ...
1
vote
3answers
514 views

Assume hibernation file 'hiberfil.sys' is always on the boot volume?

Is is safe to assume that the hiberfil.sys is always located on the boot volume i.e. %SYSTEMDRIVE%? Or can it be relocated to another volume, or disk?
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2answers
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No hibernate tab in Power Options

Hibernation just stopped working on my laptop a few years ago. I have tried to fix this at various times over the years with no luck. I know the problem has to do with my OS (not any acpi bios ...