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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How to get back sleep option in Windows 7?

I had given my laptop for a video driver software installation but after getting it back, I noticed that my sleep and hibernation options are faded in the start menu and if I close my laptop's lid, ...
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Why does my Windows computer immediately turn back on after sleep/hibernate?

After clicking sleep or hibernate in Windows 7, my computer loads for a while and then goes into sleep mode, but not 1 second later it powers back up. The event log has no errors and no warnings ...
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Computer Disk Usage hits 100% for several minutes after resume

Ive started noticing this only over the last month, but it might have been happening before. I have a few months old (~8) gaming laptop running Windows 8.1, and I do not use it often, few times a ...
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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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Is the USB NIC radio toggle controlled via the registry in Windows 7?

I have a Panda Wireless PAU05 802.11n USB stick. In my Windows 7 laptop, when I close the lid the laptop hibernates and when I resume the wireless radio is always reset to disabled (see image). ...
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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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Hibernate one os and boot to another [duplicate]

Hi i have a setup like this: Windows: SSD Drive - there is everything that the Windows uses (partition, boot manager etc) HDD Drive 500 gb - 400gb partition that Windows is using. HDD Drive 100gb of ...
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Why did my computer wake me up? [duplicate]

Tonight, at 02:36 AM, my bedroom computer (Windows 10 1511) decided to wake up from hibernation. Obviously, my first instinct was to yell at it for waking me up in the middle of the night (it's not ...
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Disable hibernation on a specific partition

After a long time googling I have not found an answer that works. I have a shared partition that is mounted on Z: . When I manually unmount that partition using mountvol Z: /p in cmd, it doesn't get ...
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how to cancel a scheduled command for CMD

i just scheduled a hibernate command: at 13:00 shutdown /h Is there any command to abort this scheduled operation? shutdown /a didn't work, it said there is no scheduled shutdown. At 12:59 ...
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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 defender has 100% disk activity in Windows 10

My computer is running Windows 10. I have kept Windows defender on as it was light weight and just worked in past versions of Windows. However, in Windows 10.. I find that for about 5-10 minutes of ...
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Confusion waking laptop from sleep/hibernate

I have a HP Pavilion x2 laptop. It was originally on W8.1 now W10. Both cases, the same problem remains in that when we try to open the laptop we get problems. Typically it won't appear to do ...
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Unpredictable MBP wake from sleep in Windows 7 Boot Camp

I have a Macbook Pro with Windows 7 installed in Boot Camp. I have serious problems with waking from sleep and not sure why. I have the default Balanced power plan selected. Many times when I close ...
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Dell laptop doesn't wake from hibernation after installing Windows 8.1

My laptop worked flawlessly before upgrade to Windows 8.1 from 8. Now when I close the lid of my laptop and it goes into hibernation, it will not wake again. The LED lights seem to work properly but I ...
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Why Doesn't Hibernate Just Shut Down Without Clearing the RAM

Most people know that RAM memory is cleared when shutting down a computer. Since RAM is a type of memory/storage, why can't we just keep everything in the RAM, and shutdown without clearing it. ...
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Another DRIVER_POWER_STATE_FAILURE crash, first one in a while

Ok to start off, for some extra context perhaps, I will say that I have asked a previous question on this site about this BSOD here. Thankfully I believe I have not seen my laptop crash at all again ...
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Why can I see “hiberfil.sys” when I don't have an option to hibernate?

I have a 3.5GB hiberfil.sys file on my OS drive but am unsure why it is there. I understand it is used for system hibernation, I also understand I can disable it. The thing is, on my machine I don't ...
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Hibernate restore error OSX 10.11.4

I have MacBook Pro mid2012, after upgrade SSD+HDD+RAM I noticed that after few hours in sleep, osx cannot wake up, I see hibernate restore process, but after couple seconds osx drops into panic. ...
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How to *force* computer restart after hibernation

I have seen many questions regarding computers that reboot after suspend or hibenation, but always as an undesired behaviour. Now, what I want is to make my computer do exactly that. I have been ...
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Stop Chrome from reloading tabs

Recently Chrome updated and since then every time I switch between tabs I have to wait for the activated tab to refresh. Is there a way to tell Chrome to quit hibernating inactive tabs?
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Running Linux and Windows (dual-boot and virtualize the same machines) and hibernate

Let's imagine the following scenario: You have Linux and Windows installed on the same computer in a way that you can boot and virtualize the same machines. You're currently running Ubuntu on the ...
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How can I make my laptop hibernate/sleep when the charger is removed?

My laptop doesn't have battery. I'm using it with direct power supply. So the problem is that whenever the electricity goes off or when the charger is unplugged, my laptop shuts down and my work is ...
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Unable to wake computer from sleep/hibernate

Samsung Chronos 7 laptop (Intel core i7) running Windows 8.1 Issue: laptop won't wake from sleep/hibernate with hibernate the display does not shut off, screen black, unable to wake with sleep (and ...
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Pausing a Downloading File in Google Chrome and Hibernate the System, will it resume?

I'm downloading a large .rar file in GOOGLE CHROME but I don't want to leave my system powered on over night. I'm planning to pause and hibernate the system so that when I switch it back on, I can ...
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Stop user from canceling hibernation

I have my laptop set to warn me when the battery is at 25% and got to hybrid sleep at 15%. Well, I must have been extremely focussed on what I was working on because I didn't see the warning bubbles ...
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Windows Update waking machine from hibernation

One of my family members has a Windows (Vista) machine which is waking itself up from hibernation in an annoying fashion. Some investigation suggests that Windows Update is the guilty party - it ...
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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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WIndows 7 doesn't react to keyboard actions for around 30 seconds after waking up from Hibernation

I have a passworded user account (I need it, so I can't just disable it), but after waking up from hibernation (can't just use shutdown), no matter what I'm trying to type on the keyboard, nothing ...
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Netbook won't turn on

I have an Asus x200ma which was running smoothly on Windows 10. Last thing that I remember is that I was playing EA Cricket 07 on it. It gave out so much exhaust that the sound of exhaust could be ...
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vgaSave “Legacy driver” preventing hibernation

My PC cannot enable sleep/hibernation mode because of VGA Save driver. I think understand that this is a backup driver to provide video, how do I circumvent it? I have (or at least had,) Nvidia ...
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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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Chassis fans and power LEDs still work in Hibernate

I have ASRock Z68 Extreme3 Gen3 motherboard recently updated to 2.20 BIOS version. OS is Windows 7 x64. The problem is after that update full hibernation (by that i mean full system power off) stopped ...
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Reset password Lenovo Z50 by Offline Windows Password & Registry Editor - hibernated session

I lost my password in Lenovo Z50 in Windows 8.1. I tried to reset it by program Offline Windows Password & Registry Editor. After I selected disk partition the message which I saw was: Selected 1 ...
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Why does my Lenovo T-520 wifi radio keeping switching off?

This nearly always happens when the PC hibernates, twice a day, and on other rare occasions. When I start up at work, and expect an auto-connection to the wifi network, it doesn't happen. I must then ...
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Hibernate not an option on my Windows 7 laptop. Dell Latitude E6420

There is no hibernate option when I click the expand arrow next to the Shut Down button. I am running Windows 7 on a Dell Latitude E6420. I am thinking it's just a Windows 7 issue. Or maybe a specific ...
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How can I set my Windows 7 desktop with a UPS to automatically turn on after a power outage is over?

I've got a Windows 7 desktop system with an APC UPS to provide backup power during power outages. I've got the UPS connected to the system with a USB cable so that the built-in Windows power utility ...
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Lenovo Y50 Laptop drains battery in hibernating to 20% just 24hrs

I have a 6 months Lenovo Y Laptop and this is battery information is captured by BatteryCare The problem is after I installed a fresh Win8.1 (yeah Superfish issue), Hibernating drains battery so bad ...
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Does VirtualBox support hibernation in the guest OS?

Currently I am experimenting with hiberfil.sys file on Windows 7 and to not break my major system, I decided to install Windows 7 in VirtualBox. As turned out, hibernation is disabled and cannot be ...
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Hibernate fast unhibernate slow with new SSHD Hybrid drive

I recently replaced my HDD (Lenovo X220 laptop, Win7 x64, intel i7, 6GB Ram) with a hybrid SSD/HDD drive (500GB Seagate SATA 2.5-inch Solid State Hybrid Drive (SSHD) 6Gbps 5400rpm). The system speed ...
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My laptop takes too long time to shutdown or hibernate

I've recently encountered a problem which is my notebook, Lenovo Ideapad z500 with Windows 8.1 pro, takes too long time to shutdown or hibernate. When I click on shutdown item, the LCD is powered off ...
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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 ...
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Intel Rapid Start Tech error ( IRST )

First of all, it's not an Intel Rapid STORAGE Tech. Recently, I bought a new Ram(8GB PC3-12800) and replaced it with my laptop ram, 4GB PC3-12800. When I start Windows 8 (64bit), the "Intel Rapid ...
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Intel Rapid Start Technology seems less “rapid” than the default Windows start/wake

I have a Dell 7000 series laptop running Windows 8 with an Intel core i7 processor. I often have to hold the power button to force it to turn off and then turn it back on again in order to wake it ...
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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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uTorrent download limit cancels transmissions

I have the latest uTorrent (v3.3.2) on Windows 7 64-bit. I've been noticing lately that when I set a global download limit of any kind, uTorrent will stop downloading and uploading completely. It's ...
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How to prevent Windows 10 waking from sleep when traveling in bag?

I am not turning laptop off, but rather putting into hibernation, as it starts much faster and I can continue working without starting all apps again. It was working long time from Windows XP to ...
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My “Lenovo Ideapad 300 - 15IBR” shuts down unexpectedly after waking from hibernation

I bought a new "Lenovo Ideapad 300 - 15IBR" (Win 10 / 64 bit). When I hibernate, the next time when I turn it on, it normally shows the laptop's boot, but just when the Windows logo appears, the ...
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Laptop starts up by itself after being in Hibernate

I have a dual boot Windows Vista Basic/Ubuntu KDE4 compaq laptop. when I have put the laptop into hibernation from windows I sometimes find that it will turn itself back on. Any ideas what causes ...
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Windows 10 wakes up at night although Update was completely finished a day before

I really really hate when my computer wakes up at 4:00h in the morning. So when I get Updates for my Win10 x64, I always schedule an immediate reboot, so that the update process can finish. That's ...