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 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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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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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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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 ...
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windows 7 change default behavior from sleep to hibernate

I'm running Windows 7 Pro with an Intel 520 SSD. The drive is encrypted and that's a great security feature: no HD password on boot-up = good luck crack a 256-bit encrypted SSD. I set the default ...
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Is it possible to hibernate in Mac OS X? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Does Mac OS X support hibernation? Is it possible to hibernate a Mac? And if so is it safe to remove the power from the computer when it is hibernated?
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What happen if we reduce the size of hiberfil.sys

I today discovered that we can set the size of the hiberfil.sys using powercfg -H -size 100% command line tool. Ignoring the hard space you will get, what else will change if we set it to powercfg -H ...
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Resume from hibernate fails 30% of the time if lid is closed

I have a Lenovo Z585 Ideapad which I put into hibernate frequently. When I do it manually, the machine hibernates and resumes successfully. However, if I close the lid, which I have set to Hibernate ...
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Wake Up PC from Hibernate state

Is there a way to set a specified time for Wake Up of PC while it is Hibernated state. I want this feature in Windows 7, running in Dell Studio 1555 laptop.
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If I plug a hibernated hard-drive to another laptop, what will happen to the hibernated hard-drive?

This is nothing too tech-savvy like mounting... If I do these things: Put my laptop into "hibernate" state instead of shutting it down Open the back of the laptop (I mean something like this) Pull ...
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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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Why my OSX pmset do not show hibernatemode 5?

To hibernate my system, all this time (for months) I have been using pmset -a hibernatemode 5. This was working great and I had no complaints. However, recently I was checking out pmset's man page ...
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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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Windows 7 will not hibernate [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why doesn't Hibernate work any more (Windows 7)? I have Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit. When I put my laptop in hibernate mode, it turns off then turns back on ...
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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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Why do I get the “dumping physical memory” screen after hibernation?

Lately I've been getting the dreaded blue screen "Dumping physical memory" after I try to restart my laptop from the hibernation state. I then have to restart the machine to get it operating again. ...
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Hibernate: Restart instead of Shutting Down

The Situation I have sort of an odd request. I dual boot Ubuntu and Windows and sometimes I just want to switch between the partitions without loosing the state of the OS I was currently working ...
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auto resume from standby

Can a Ubuntu (or any other distro) wake up from standby/hibernate at a preset time? I actually don't want the PC to consume 200W all the time for just doing something every hour.
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Replace Turn Off/Shut down with Hibernate

I've seen laptops which have Hibernate at the Start menu instead of Shut down, and I find it very useful. How do I enable it at my desktop?
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XP Pro SP3: DRIVER_IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL on hibernate

I'm running XP Pro SP3 on a Late 2007-era 2.2Ghz Macbook. Unfortunately, it's recently started giving me a Blue Screen of Death when I try to hibernate it. It gives me the error ...
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How can I restore my display settings in Windows 7 after I put my computer to sleep

My computer has Windows 7 (RTM) as an OS and I'm using two monitors. The power saving settings put the computer to sleep after 30 minutes of inactivity. When the computer wakes up, it always uses ...
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Why Hibernation does not work on my Vista64 Desktop?

I have an custom-made personal Desktop (not laptop) Vista64 Ultimate - up-to-date in term of Windows updates and drivers, Asus Rampage Formula, 8Go RAM and 6 hard-drives (2To), which refuses to go to ...
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Dual booting Windows 8 and Ubuntu 12.04 with EFI. Got “error: unknown filesystem” and grub rescue prompt

This is a Toshiba Satellite S855-S5381. Windows 8 was already installed and then I installed Ubuntu 12.04 alongside it. During this process I was informed to make sure to turn off Windows fastboot ...
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Want to use “fast user switching” in Windows 7 but put old user to sleep

In Windows7, I have one user account set up for harcore development stuff, and another for gaming. Right now, in order to get optimum game performance, I have to log out of the one and log in to the ...
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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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Hibernate & Sleep broken after IE 9 RTM installation in Windows 7 x64

I have a question about hibernation. I installed Internet Explorer 9 RTM x64 on my Windows 7 x64 SP1 desktop machine. After this, computer don't entry the hibernation or (hybrid) sleep state properly. ...
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Disable Windows auto hibernate on login screen

This has puzzled me for quite a while, and having found no solutions by myself I thought some of you might know what's going on. Symptoms Plug my laptop in. Hibernate Windows (Vista). Turn the ...
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is there any way to enable hibernation in a Windows 7 boot-to-vhd scenario?

I use win7 boot-to-vhd on my laptop. Even though my laptop will go into sleep mode when I'm not using it, sometimes if I don't pull out the laptop for a day or two, the battery will drain anyways and ...
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Slowdown after repeated hibernation in XP SP3

I have a Dell laptop w/dual core and 4 gigs of memory. Recently my machine has started to go off in never never land for 5 to 20 minutes at a time with a lot of hard drive churning. Eventually it ...
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Fedora 9: problem with hibernation and standby

Whenever I put the the computer to hibernate or standby, black screen appears and it stays forever. How to rectify this? Pressing any key does not wake my system. Finally I do force shutdown and then ...
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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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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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Is it safe to put a hibernated hard disk to an external casing?

Last night I hibernated my laptop, only to find out in the morning that it cannot be turned on again (power light is off even when the adapter is plugged in). Long story short, I have tried many ways ...
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Windows 8 screen turn off and doesn't turn on when in activity

I've just bought my laptop with windows 8 64-bits pre-installed. The laptop is fast, and the operating system works (almost) perfectly. What is happening is that if I stop using the laptop for a ...
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Windows-XP embedded stucks on second hibernate

I have the problem with the hibernate on Windows XP Embedded SP3: the second hibernation does not shut down the system (but stores the computer state). The scenario is as following: When the system ...
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How to enable win7 to hibernate on multi-boot environment?

I run a HP DV6000 multi-boot environment with MacOSX, Ubuntu and Windows 7. In Windows 7 I cannot hibernate. After a long research, I've found that my Windows 7 partition must be set as active to ...
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Laptop fails to boot after bios update

I have a Sony vaio s-series laptop. Yesterday its auto update software prompted me to download and apply a bios update. I did so, but elected not to restart straight away as I was busy doing stuff. ...
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Windows 7: restore network drive connections after resume from hibernation automatically?

System: Windows 7 Pro x64 I've three network drives mapped (remote machine = Linux server) and mostly I put my Windows PC into hibernation rather then shutdown down every time. When, after resuming, ...
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How can I remotely test if a machine is hibernated/asleep?

I'd like to be able to test if a remote Windows machine is asleep or not. Whether this is suspend or hibernate doesn't matter. I was originally trying to do this with a ping, but I would think that ...
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Have soft-power button “ask me what to do”?

In Windows XP, there was an option in the power controls, to have the computer's physical "soft" power button "ask me what to do." Basically, the shutdown dialog would appear, and give the option to ...
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Disallow shutdown/sleep/restart on OSX?

Is it possible to disable shutdown, sleep and restart for non-admin user on Mac OS X? (I am running Snow Leopard.)
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Windows XP SP3 - Freezes at “Preparing for Hibernate” (or StandBy) caused by Bluetooth driver

Dell Lattitude E6410, 4GB ram, Windows XP SP3. I've had it for about 6 months, it has been very well behaved, no unexpected problems to speak off. Then suddenly, in the last three days, it froze ...
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Windows Laptop not directly waking up from sleep and hibernation

I have an Acer laptop (Extensa 4420) on which I installed Windows 7 a while ago. It recently developed a problem where it often doesn't directly wake up from sleep or hibernation. Instead, it takes ...
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After waking up from sleep, why are all my windows the wrong size?

I have a Windows 7 64-bit laptop. Frequently, but not always, when it wakes up from sleep the windows have all been resized to a much smaller size than they were before. It's a real pain having to ...
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macbook can not hibernate while connected to external monitor

I have a late 2008 macbook pro unibody 15. I use it with an external monitor. Before upgrading to leopard, I used the widget "deep sleep" to put it into hibernation mode. Now I updated to snow ...
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MS Word files sometimes read-only after hibernation? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: While editing a document in Word 2007 the document suddenly becomes read only I've found that sometimes MS Word files become read-only after returning from standby or ...
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Hibernating/Saving state of a gnu-screen, to resume after reboot? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Make GNU screen survive reboot Is it possible to hibernate or save the current state of a gnu-screen to resume after reboot?
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Is it possible to hibernate one system and login at another?

I have two Windows installations on a single machine: Windows 7 and Server 2008 and have to regularly switch between them. However it takes a lot of time to start all applications needed to start ...