Hybrid sleep is a combination of sleep and hibernation usually for a desktop computer.

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DVD Drive Causes Crashes When Waking up from Hybrid Sleep

I have an ASUS M5A99FX Pro R2.0 motherboard. I am running Windows 8.1 Pro x64 on it. I wanted to investigate using Linux to host a Hypervisor on the machine. I found out that during that process, I ...
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RDP to Windows 7 is stuck on Welcome screen after wake-on-lan from sleep

I am trying to set up wake-on-lan for my office desktop (Windows 7 Enterprise). I want it to sleep when I am not there, unless I wake it up remotely and use it in a remote desktop session. Things ...
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Hibernated Windows 8 does not boot (Dell Inspiron 15)

I recently installed Linux Mint 15 along with my Windows 8 (probably 8.1, I cannot remember if I updated it or not). I remember some time ago I restarted Linux and as the DELL logo appeared I pressed ...
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Light sleep for Win 8 Laptops

Is there some program allowing custom Sleeping configuration in Windows 8 on laptop? I would like to set up these options: turning off CPU turning off Fan turning off HDD turning off screen keeping ...
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How to disable Connected Standby in Windows 8?

I have a tablet that runs Windows 8 Pro. Microsoft came up with a new power mode that they call Connected Standby, in which evidently all non-Metro apps are suspended when the tablet is put in a lower ...
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Is there a method to force a single boot-up sequence to skip hybrid-mode start-up

Occasionally (1 in 50) windows 8.1 doesn't initialise its usb devices properly during a hybrid-boot. I am forced to 'hard-reset' the machine, forcing windows 8 to go through the classic driver ...
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Windows 8 with multiple screens: Main screen does not wake up

I am having an issue like few others with computer not waking up from sleep. However I noticed slight difference, I run 2 screens and when I move the mouse or press something on the keyboard, 2nd ...
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How do I tell if my computer supports hibernation?

In Windows Vista, there is regular Hibernation as well as a Hybrid Sleep mode. These features can be found and enabled in the Power Options dialog (advanced settings). For some reason, I don't have ...
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Using sleep mode to trigger hybernate mode

I wanted to set up my computer so that if i put it in sleep for more then 20 min, it will go into hibernate mode automatically. My hope was to use some sort of event trigger on window's Event ...
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Does Windows use hybrid sleep by default?

I'm on Windows 7, and I've got "Enable hybrid sleep" set to "On" in the setting of my power plan. Does it mean that Windows puts my computer into hybrid sleep mode every time I click "Sleep" in the ...
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Does a previously sleeping Windows PC automatically resume after power loss?

I have Hybrid sleep active which makes it so the computer sleeps and remains powered on in a low-power state while also creating a hibernation backup file. If I leave my machine in this state and the ...
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Windows 8 won't sleep anymore

I have a Sony VAIO Windows 8 Laptop. At some point, after playing around with various things, it wouldn't go into sleep mode anymore, that is, when I pushed the power button or selected "Sleep" from ...
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Vista Hibernation-How does it work [closed]

I was just wondering something, I know when you go into sleep mode with vista, it writes everything to disk and powers down, and when you power up it returns it all to the RAM, but what I was ...
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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 script the Windows 7 'sleep' command

To clarify, when I'm talking about 'Sleep' I mean Hybrid Sleep, i.e. save the contents of RAM to the hibernation file and then go in to Standby mode. I have this working perfectly fine via the start ...
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Windows 8 does not wake from sleep

Windows 8 does not wake from sleep for me, I have this issue on 2/3 rigs. When in sleep mode, pressing the mouse, keyboard and power buttons don't so anything Bios update did not help Motherboards: ...
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Why am I having issues waking up my machine (and how to debug)?

Recently I switched from buying off the shelf machines to building at work (Building AMD FX-6100 or FX-8100, older ones are A8 series or Phenom II, with Windows 7 Pro). Without going in to the ...
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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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What will the laptop do if I close the lid when plugged in then unplug it after I've closed the lid?

If my laptop is set to "do nothing when I close the lid when plugged in" and "hibernate when I close the lid when on battery, what will the laptop do if I close the lid when plugged in then unplug it ...
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How to Choose Hybrid Sleep?

I don't want my default sleep action to be hybrid sleep, but occasionally I want to use hybrid sleep. How do I tell Windows, "go into hybrid sleep"? Note: I am not asking for the "sleep" option ...
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Windows 7 crashes after putting PC into hybrid sleep mode

I just built my new PC 2 days ago. It works extremely well, except that it can't go into hybrid sleep mode. My PC is running Windows 7 Professional X64 With hybrid sleep allowed, when I click sleep, ...
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What is the hotkey to put my Windows to sleep?

My keyboard doesn't have power-related keys. I would like to enter the hybrid sleep using the keyboard and only with a minimum of keystrokes. If there is none, how do I bind a hotkey to it?
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Hibernate from start menu without disabling hybrid sleep?

It's not something I do often, but yesterday I had to pop out unplanned for a while - a little too long to leave the PC sat on or asleep - and wanted to save what I was in the middle of doing by ...
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Can no longer login to workstation locally after RDP session

My Windows 7 system (Dell XPS 420) is not letting me login to the console after one or more Remote Desktop sessions. When I "jiggle the mouse" to wake the system, nothing happens -- the monitor stays ...
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Where can I find the Hybrid Sleep option in Windows 7

My question is related to this question What is Hybrid Sleep in Windows 7? Seems I don't have the option on my laptop: - Gateway MT6826j - Windows 7 Ultimate (upgrade from Vista Ultimate)
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Dell optiplex 960 reboots but should sleep

I have Dell Optiplex 960 with Vista Business 64-bit. Everyday after work I'm clicking "shut down" button which puts my machine into hybrid-sleep mode. It works great, but once a week just before ...