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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 8 does not hibernate without boot menu installed

I run a quad-boot with Fedora, Ubuntu, ChromiumOS, and Windows 8. I have discovered that Windows 8 will no longer hibernate - it just brings me back to the lock screen. When I run it from ...
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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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Samba share still “in use” after client hibernates

I have an Ubuntu-based HTPC running Samba (the server). Other PCs in the local network (the clients) connect to the Samba shares on the NAS and use them as network drives (all of those PCs run Win 7). ...
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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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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 ...
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My Windows 8 computer does not come out of Standby

My computer will not come out out of standby. It has had this issue ever since I bought it ~4 years ago. When I purchased it, It came with Vista, I have since upgraded it to 7 and now 8 Pro, each time ...
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set up permanent ramdisk in ubuntu to not using ram when is the ramdisk empty

My laptop running Ubuntu 12.04 has 8GB RAM. I added following record to /etc/fstab tmpfs /media/ramdisk tmpfs defaults,noatime,mode=1777 0 0 What exactly does it mean? I have tested that I can ...
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is it possible to change location of hibernate file? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to change location of hibernation file in Windows 7? Can I change the path and directory of the “hiberfil.sys” on Windows 8 due to reduce my C:\ disk usage? I'm ...
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Windows 8 doesn't hibernate after dual-boot with Debian

I have recently installed Debian on my laptop and am now dual-booting it with Windows 8. Windows 8 shows following problems: after spending some time setting up Debian and booting up Win again, I ...
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Windows 8 Unable to perform hibernate

Windows 8 Enterprise edition x86. Already enabled hibernate option, to have it on shutdown menu (start menu?) and set to hibernate on lid closing. However it's not hibernating for me. When I'm trying ...
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Windows 8 hibernation option missing from power options

Windows 8 Professional 32-bit running on Laptop. And the Hibernation option is missing from the Power Options in the System Settings. Even after I enable hidden power features by giving admin ...
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Computer wakes up from hibernation at exctly 3:40am every day

I'm getting tired of waking up to my computer being turned on, and event log shows that it's waking up everyday at 3:40am and most times won't go back to sleep after the determined 30 minutes (maybe ...
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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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Windows 7 Enterprise: stopping hibernation?

Is it possible to stop Win7 Enterprise from ever going into hibernation? My laptop takes a long time to resume into desktop, and I very rarely I let the battery level to drop to below 30%, so ...
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Reducing both pagfile.sys and hiberfil.sys in Windows 7

I recently used Defraggler to consolidate my free space areas on my D: drive preparatory to using Disk Manager to break my drive into two areas, one as my "data area" for Windows 7 (normally on my C: ...
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Cannot hibernate Windows after installing openSUSE 12.2

Originally my machine dual-booted Fedora 17 and Windows 7, and everything was fine. When I switched to openSUSE 12.2, it repartitioned my Linux partitions (e.g. I had a 1GB swap partition and it made ...
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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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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)?
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XP Standby worked Windows 8 Sleep does not

In my daily routine I depended very much on Standby previously in XP. Now with Windows 8 I can enable hibernate and it seems to work - startup takes 30 seconds after a shutdown and 15 seconds after an ...
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I coudn't hibernate my Windows 7 system (Dell XPS laptop) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Hibernation does not work, I’m always returned to the sign in screen I've enabled hibernation in the power settings and the hibernate button is available in the start ...
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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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Where is the Hibernate option in Windows 8?

I recently updated my HP Laptop from Windows 7 to Windows 8 Pro. When running Win 7 I had the option to hibernate my machine but that option is missing in Win 8. Selecting the 'Power' button from the ...
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Laptop turning on from sleep and hibernate from wireless mouse, need it NOT to turn on the PC

My wireless mouse on my laptop keeps waking my PC which is no good when I am at school and its in my backpack burning up. This is what I have tried thus far: 1) I went to control panel > mouse ...
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HP DV5 1211EM Hibernates

I've installed a clean version of Windows 7 Pro on HP DV5 1211EM. The computer hibernates after 5-10 minutes. I've checked the temperature of the device and it's normal. The fans run perfectly too. ...
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How to find out which application is causing the computer to sleep?

My computer went to sleep (actually, it looked more like hibernating) in the middle of an active time, without any warning. In the Event log, the message was: The system is entering sleep. ...
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Windows fails to resume from hibernation every other reboot

I have a Dell XPS 15z. Under Windows 7, I was seeing the problem where Windows wouldn't resume from hibernation on every other reboot. In other words, I could cold boot, and it would hibernate and ...
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Is it safe to move a laptop in sleep or hibernate mode? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is it safe to carry laptop around in sleep mode? Is carrying a laptop when it is in hibernate or sleep mode safe?
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Hibernate a user account when switching to different account in Windows 7 Home Premium (64bit)

Is there any way to have Windows 7 hibernate Bob's account when switched to Mary's account and vice versa? I.e.: Bob is logged in Bob clicks Start >> shutdown >> switch user Bob's session is saved ...
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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?
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Screen flickers after resuming from hibernate with Intel GMA 3600 (Acer D270 with Intel N2600)

Fresh system install, with correct display driver from Intel (8.14.8.1065). Clicking "Update driver" merely results in a message saying the driver was already up-to-date. After resuming from ...
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Hibernation fails; The system cannot find the file specified

Recently I installed Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS on my Lenovo Y480. Hibernation was working properly after the Ubuntu install, but I was making sure all of the operating systems on my system worked, including ...
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Does Having Computer Running Idle Impact Solid-State Drive's Life Expectancy?

As long as computer is operating, OS constantly performs small writes to storage medium. This is what I have not paid attention to earlier until I saw total writes in CrystalDiskInfo, Intel Toolbox ...
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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 ...
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Windows 7 migration led to crashdump and hibernate problems

Note: I'm using a Samsung 830 SSD (migrated OS from defunct PC) and other than these two (interrelated?) problems it's working fine. Surprisingly well actually. Motherboard is a ASUS P8Z77-V Deluxe. ...
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How to save your Linux state (suspend to disk) periodically to recover from crashes?

One in a while my laptop crashes/dies because of a bad/empty battery, crappy wifi driver or whatever other reason. For a while I've wondered if it's possible to force Linux to periodically save the ...
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My hibernate mode is on stlll I cannot get the hibernate option

I've tried almost everything from registry changes true pwrcfg -h on/off via hotfixes nothing returns the hibernate option in my start menu
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Laptop comes out of hibernation at random times

I have a Sony Vaio VPCEB24FX laptop that will wake up from hibernation at random times on its own. It will be hours after I put it in hibernation. It has Windows 7 64-bit. I tried the command prompt ...
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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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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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On a MacBook Pro, when changing hibernate mode which other numbers can be used?

The default MacBook Pro sleep setting maintains the current session on the RAM and thus requires a small power. There is a sudo command in the terminal that can alter this method by sending the ...
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Why wont the Computer monitor turn on after Windows Sleeps?

Whenever I sleep my computer (Sony VAIO F11JFX/B), when I turn it back on sometimes the screen won't turn on with it. I can use the computer but no screen. I tried pressing the Display On/Off ...
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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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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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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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Hibernation doesn't work in Debian Wheezy (suspend does work)

Recently I've been trying to make hibernation work. Suspending works all the time, so "hibernate/suspend debug tutorials" didn't helped me much. The only one that gave me some information about the ...
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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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Windows 7 goes into hibernation immediately after the UPS kicks on

I have a UPS that will power my desktop computer for 50 minutes. The idea was that if the power when out I could save/make notes on what I'm working on and then shutdown or hibernate the desktop. But ...
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Windows 7 hibernates by itself

I have Windows 7 Pro 64-bit installed on a Lenovo Thinkpad X120e, and it is set up so that it will go into hibernation when the battery is too low. Sometimes, the computer hibernates by itself, and ...
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How to extract a file from hiberfil.sys?

I put my computer in sleep mode yesterday, and when I turned it back on, a file had been rolled back to the state it was in when I initially turned the computer on for the first time that day. After ...