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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Windows 7 does not enter hibernate automatically

I have a desktop PC with windows 7 64bit. I have set my energy settings for my PC to go to sleep after 10 minutes of inactivity and to hibernate after 30 minutes. This does not work, the PC stays in ...
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Make Windows Vista hibernate when idle

I'm using Windows Vista, and I want to make the computer hibernate or sleep when left idle for a set period of time (for example, 20 minutes). What are the steps for accomplishing this?
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How do I change or disable the annoying sound when the machine hibernates?

Whenever my machine hibernates or awakens from hibernation, it plays the chimes.wav sound in a most annoying manner. I've looked everywhere in the control panel and cannot see how to turn this off or ...
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How to hibernate & switch between multiple Windows 7s?

Currently we are sharing a PC at home. I bought a new SSD disk and I want to encrypt it with TruCrypt (or BitLocker) & install a new Windows 7. Is it possible to see the OS selection menu when I ...
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windows 7 hibernate won't resume

I've had Hibernate working on Windows 7 for quite a while... now I've noticed that when I try to resume from a Hibernate, instead of seeing "Resuming..." I see "Starting..." and then a message that ...
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stopping a systemd service when starting another

I have written a simple zram.service file that will set up compressed swap space for me to avoid chewing too much om my disks. The zram have higher priority than the other swap devices. The problem ...
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Do (some) netbooks not have Hibernate even as an optional setting under Windows 10?

I recently bought my third netbook. This one is a Lenovo Ideapad 100S that came with Windows 10. This setup does not include "Hibernate" as a possibility along with "Sleep", "Shut down", and "Restart"...
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Windows 7 cannot connect to internet after sleep/hibernate

This problem has surfaced recently. After I switch on my laptop from hibernate/sleep mode, it can't connect to the Internet. It displays all the available networks (wireless) but it never succeeds in ...
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How to find out which system component disabled the hibernation? (Windows 7)

Installing a VMware Workstation 7.1 Windows 7 VM, and find that I cannot enable hibernation with powercfg -h on. Windows says An internal system component has disabled hibernation What's wrong and ...
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How do I make a Windows 7 laptop really sleep

We have a Windows 7 laptop in our household (Asus 9000 series). I like it that you can put it Windows into hibernate mode. I configured it to hibernate when the lid closed. This worked perfectly on ...
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Does Windows use an RTC wake up to switch from suspend to hibernate?

In Windows 7 power management, you can state that suspend should happen after x minutes, and hibernate should happen after y minutes. So if x=10 and y=180, then the machine must come out of suspend ...
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Fixing Windows 7 hibernation

I've been mucking around with the partitions on my laptop (I'm an experienced Linux/grub guy) and have somehow ended up affecting the ability of Windows 7 to go into hibernate mode. All other ...
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What is the mechanism whereby a Windows machine 'knows' it is returning from sleep or hibernation?

I have a problem where my Vista machine will not return from sleep or hibernation. This made me realize I have no idea of the mechanism involved. Searching has bought no results. Could this be a ...
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Windows 7 doesn't detect USB devices after hibernation

I have some troubles with my Windows 7. It detects USB devices (flash, mobile, etc.) perfectly if I didn't use hibernation mode before. However in case Windows wakes up after hibernation it can't ...
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Windows 7 x64 Slow Hibernation

Why does it take so long for Windows 7 x64 to enter and leave hibernation? On my laptop, Windows 7 x64 takes ~40 seconds to hibernate, whereas Windows XP x64 takes ~4-6 seconds. Furthermore, leaving ...
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Vista hibernation doesn't work properly (PC turns on just after hibernation)

I have a VISAT business that I configured its power setting to hibernate and the hibernation seems ok (see later why I am thinking in this way). The problem is that after the Windows went into ...
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Windows waking from Sleep/Hibernation after 15-25 minutes [duplicate]

My machine is waking every 15-25 minutes after they are put into sleep/hibernation (issue persists with both). I'm running Windows 10 right now, but the issue was already present in Windows 8.1 (and ...
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How to prevent scheduled tasks from running as soon as computer wakes up?

Example: I have a task that is scheduled for 6 am every day (only if I'm logged on). If my computer sleeps/hibernates all night until 9am, upon waking up the task will then run even though it missed ...
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Pick which swap partition to use for Suspend to Disk

Is there anyway in Linux to pick which swap partition to use for Suspend to Disk? I have a setup with 2 swap partitions, one on an SSD and one on a HDD. I want the swap partition on the HDD to be used ...
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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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Stop windows resuming from hibernation to install automatic updates [duplicate]

I always hibernate my work (Windows 7, x64) laptop when leaving for the night. Sometimes when I come in again in the morning, the laptop is powered up and there's a message telling me that new updates ...
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Can I set a hibernation/sleep warning on my laptop

Is it possible to set a hibernation/sleep warning on a laptop like a count down or something? I sometimes bring my laptop to work and access files off it through my work computer. It is sitting at the ...
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How to Hibernate Just Current Session in Windows

If we hibernate a PC, it writes everything to hard disk for all users. However I need it only for one user. In other words other users should be able to use the PC. When we lock the current session or ...
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Intel's “Rapid Start Technology” vs Hybrid Sleep, is there a point on desktop? [closed]

From reading Intel's docs it sounds like this "technology" does the same thing as regular Windows' Hibernate, but it saves less data, which supposedly on start up has to read smaller "hibernation" ...
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Save Windows 7 session and start other OS [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Hibernating and booting into another OS: will my filesystems be corrupted? Frequently I use Windows' hibernation option. However, I miss one feature. I want to save my ...
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Windows 7 misses keystrokes from internal keyboard after hibernation on Acer Aspire 5820

After waking my computer (Acer Aspire with the factory default Windows 7 install and divers, Windows update running) from hibernation, it is a pain to type, since on average 5-10 keypresses are ...
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Is it possible to enable hibernation when dual booting Windows?

I'd love to be able to hibernate one Windows instance, boot into another, then switch back to the first instance and have it resume my hibernated state. Is there some sort of hack or software product ...
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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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Can I create/save a hybernation state to recover from *without* actually hibernating?

I'd like to be able to have my computer resume to it's last state (open programs etc) in the event of a forced or unintended power-off without having to actually hibernate or hybrid-sleep my machine. ...
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Why was my system able to sleep without power?

I'm using an AMD Phenom II desktop running Windows 7 that I custom built. I put the system to sleep (not hibernate) then I accidentally shut off the power supply that it was connected to as well, so ...
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Why am I getting an error in Windows 7 when restoring from hibernation?

I am getting the following error when restoring from hibernation in Windows 7 RTM. It seems to be happening more often. My laptop is a Dell Latitude D520. Your computer can't come out of ...
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Does Windows 7 deleted files generated during hibernation?

Somebody was using my Windows 7 and she hibernated it instead of shutting down. Later, I booted up Ubuntu and moved about 2GB worth of files from the Ubuntu partition to the Windows partition. After ...
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Reboot the computer from a saved hiberfil.sys file

I just powered on my system from hibernation and I accidentally deleted an unsaved work. My system is still on with the hibernation file still in use.The unsaved work is actually a write up on my site ...
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Sleep or Hibernate for a laptop

I was wondering whether it is better to put a laptop into sleep or hibernation in Windows 7, and suspend or hibernate in Ubuntu: when carrying the laptop in a backpack and walking or slow-running ...
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Computer wakes itself few seconds after hibernation

This is the situation: this is a Dell Optiplex 755, I recently upgraded it to Windows 7 64-bit, it had Windows XP SP3 previously. on XP I never had a problem hibernating the PC, now with Windows 7 64 ...
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Vista 64 automatically hibernates after resuming from hibernate

I have Windows Vista 64 running on a Dell XPS 420. I hibernate Vista instead of shutting down. When I power back on, if I don't press a key or move the mouse then a minute after powering on it will ...
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Creating a hibernation partition on Windows 7

I have a laptop which comes with a 20GB SSD hibernation partition, but I want to install Linux and use half of that SSD drive as a swap partition. In the case that it breaks, during installation, how ...
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How to bypass resume from hibernate

I am attempting to resume a Windows Vista laptop from hibernate, but the resume process seems to be stuck in an endless loop in which Windows is repeatedly trying to read from the optical drive. When ...
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Changing the Hibernate File Location in Snow Leopard

I want to move my hibernate file a non-boot-drive disk. I see that the pmset utility is the way to do this but the documentation says that the file must reside on the boot drive. Does anyone know of ...
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Make the computer hibernate automatically at certain times

I am looking for solution to make computer auto hibernate on specific time. Actually i have eletricity problem in my city and power goes after each hour. so i want computer auto hibernate on 1:55PM, 2:...
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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 ...
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How To Wake Up Laptop Without Switching On The Screen?

I have setup a schedule for disk defragmenter but in Task Scheduler i cannot see the option for a laptop waking up and not switching screen. Since my laptop has always its lid closed, i don't want the ...
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Windows 7 low and critical battery levels cannot be set lower than 10%

How do I change the low and critical battery levels to below 10%? I understand that this is a reasonable limit for most portable computers, but what about those with large batteries? On my computer (...
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How do I turn off wifi when my computer sleeps/hibernates?

My laptop is terribly slow when I wake from sleep or hibernate. I found that if I turn off the wifi before I sleep it is much faster when resuming from sleep. Is there a way to turn off wifi before ...
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Windows 7 hibernate not working

I have hibernate enabled, everything should work fine. When I press the hibernate, screen goes black (as expected), but after a short time the disk LED stops flashing, and computer turns off strangely ...
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Is there any way to Hibernate a computer into mechanical off (G3)?

I hibernate my Windows computer every time I leave it, because I see no reason to keep it running all the time, however I do want to maintain my previous running state when I resume the system. I've ...
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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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LAN doesn't reconnect after sleep/hibernation

After sleep and/or hibernation, I can't get my LAN connection to work. Windows reports "Local Area connection doesn't have a valid IP configuration". Disabling and enabling the adapter doesn't work ...
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BSOD “INTERNAL_POWER_ERROR” in Windows 7 on hibernation

I now get this BSOD in Windows 7 whenever I try to hibernate. I'm wondering if this is connected (cause of or effect of) another problem I'm having whereby Windows (and BIOS) now fails to recognize my ...
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Problems with Startup after Script runs to Shutdown Windows 7 PC

I have a simple .bat script to shutdown a kiosk style machine in our work shutdown -h -f this hibernates the machine and I have it running each evening as a scheduled job. However my problem comes ...