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Disabling Hybrid Shutdown In Windows 8?

Following on from asking Disabling Hybrid Boot In Windows 8 ? and reviewing Are there downsides to Windows 8 Hybrid Shutdown ? and knowing that Windows 8 will always perform a Hybrid Shutdown by ...
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Disabling Hybrid Boot In Windows 8?

Hybrid boot is a process that speeds up the normal startup in Windows 8 (apparently it makes booting faster than in previous versions of Windows) The normal boot usually looks like this: Pre-boot -> ...
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Does windows 8 hybrid-boot consume more battery than the normal boot when my laptop is turned off?

I just bought an Asus Vivobook and I've noticed the battery life is not as long as they say in the specs. I'd like to know if the hybrid-boot is causing this or is something related to my laptop. I'm ...
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Windows 8 reports WRONG uptime (possibly total Hybrid-Boot uptime)

The up time shown in the picture is 6 Days, 1 hour, 34 Minutes, 22 seconds. I turned on this Laptop just about 7 min ago. I actually think it like, Windows 8 reports the total up time while in ...
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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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It is possible to reproduce the Windows 8 Fast Hybrid Boot into Windows 7?

One of the best new features introduced by Microsoft on them new Windows is the Fast Hybrid Boot, which improve Windows 8 Boot times up to 70% less than Windows 7: Basicaly, everything this new ...