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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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How to detect the hibernation phase for suspend-then-hibernate without env variable?

On Ubuntu, it's possible to run a script before and after a laptop is suspended by adding a script to /lib/systemd/system-sleep. When using the suspend-then-hibernate command, officially it's possible ...
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Monitor signal cutting in and out repeatedly after hibernation

I am on Windows 11. This started happening only a few days ago after I had manually ended the LampArray Translation Service from Task Manager. Many users are suggesting this task interferes with ...
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How can I enable suspend to disk (hibernation / S4) on current Fedora Desktop systems with full disk encryption

I thought that it was once possible natively to hibernate computers but my current machine (Dell XPS 13 9300) on Fedora Linux 39 (Workstation Edition) only offers these in the GNOME session menu ...
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Does Windows 10 hibernation require the swap file to be on the system partition?

Hibernation works fine on my Windows 10 laptop, if pagefile.sys is on the system partition. If I instead move it to a dedicated partition, the laptop hangs during resuming with the Windows logo on ...
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Dell XPS 13 strange power behavior - won't shut down, BSOD upon attempting to hibernate

I have a Dell XPS 9310 2-in-1 laptop running Windows 10. I generally keep it up to date but have been getting BIOS update fail messages occasionally that I haven't been able to fix. It is otherwise ...
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Linux kernel ignores resumewait option, resulting in HORN configuration

I'm having trouble with my Linux (Debian GNU/Linux) system. Problem is that I currently have a HORN (Hibernate only, resume never) configuration: I can only hibernate but I cannot resume. Even worse ...
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Windows 11 turns screen off instead of going into hibernate

Problem description I've just freshly built a new PC and installed a fresh Windows 11. However I've the problem that when I want it to go into hibernate, it instead keeps everything on (fans, pump, ...
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Does Virtual Box Support Guest Suspend/Hibernate?

I set up a Debian VM using Virtual Box to experiment with suspend/hibernation when LUKS is enabled. But I don't seem to be able to sleep the guest. My question is not about setting up hibernation. I ...
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Task scheduler hibernate after 18:00 with task repeat issue

My use case: Hibernate computer after 18:00 if it's being idle for 10 minutes. But if I turn it on after hibernation I would like this task to be repeated every 10 minutes till next morning. My setup ...
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Office MS 365 Apps for Enterprise restart withoutsave

I have Office MS 365 Apps for Enterprise installed and after resuming Windows 10 Enterprise after hibernate the office applications sometimes restart. This would not be so bad except that the content ...
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Windows 11 PC waking up from hibernation with unknown wake reason

This problem has been driving me mad for the past few months. Almost every time I put my computer into hibernation mode for the night it immediately boots back up. After a few times, it will ...
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Windows 11 Forced sleep mode?

I had problems with sleep mode/fan noise and found the only thing that worked was the answer here https://superuser.com/a/1697199/1890608 however it seems that this is actually for hibernate mode and ...
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Hibernation in windows [duplicate]

Does hibernation in Windows write the entire contents of RAM to disk? Or just the addresses/contents of what has been allocated? Just curious, as it would seem wasteful to write a bunch of random ...
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Windows 10: How to access the advanced boot menu before booting (which fails) in order to discard hibernation state and instead boot normally?

I am currently stuck in a never-ending boot sequence in Windows 10 after failing to properly shutdown due to a misbehaving USB thumb drive. How can I escape? I will explain step-by-step what happened: ...
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Why does my Dell Latitude 5580 wake every day at 06:00?

I'm running Win10 on a Dell Latitude 5580 laptop, and I habitually hibernate it when not in use. If the laptop is not connected to the Dell dock then it reliably stays hibernated. If the laptop is ...
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Laptop sometimes keeps running when I close the lid and has black screen until I force shut it down and power it up again

I have a new MSI Katana GF66 12UCO running Windows 10 Home. When I close the lid, I have set that the laptop should hibernate (as opposed to sleep, because when attempting to sleep, the laptop never ...
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Is switching between installed Linux and Windows or any other OS combination without rebooting possible?

There is a hibernation feature for computers. My understanding is that it saves the system state to disk and then restores it. Why there is no similar feature to switch between operating systems by ...
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PC goes to sleep instead of hibernation

This is my first question in this forum, so please excuse me if I missed anything. Problem Statement: Selecting Hibernate option from the shutdown options, the PC will go to Sleep instead of ...
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Windows 10 Hibernate Regularly Disabled

I sometimes like to use hibernate on my laptop when in the middle of something so that I can just jump right back in with all the applications open where I left them etc. I enable hibernate using ...
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How to prevent Computer going into sleep mode after Youtube's "Are you still watching?" is on screen for a while

Just like the question says, I have been experiencing issues watching YouTube through Chrome browser. Basically after a while Youtube/Chrome will put the pc to sleep without warning. Just to clarify, ...
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Windows does not come back into hibernation after booting to another Windows

I have Windows 11 installed on a partition of my computer. I also have Windows 11 and Ubuntu installed on a USB drive. Sometimes I will put the Windows 11 on the computer to hibernation then boot up ...
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Cannot find swap device

I'm using Pop OS 22.04. GRUB isn't used. Here is the procedure I've followed in order to activate the swap fich=/swap/swapfile truncate -s 0 $fich chattr +C $fich btrfs property $fich compression ...
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Windows 10 Connected Standby causing major processor throttling on battery

I have a Dell XPS 9710 (laptop) with an i7 11800H, currently with Connected Standby turned ON. I know I know, it's an easy Registry Entry to disable, but gosh darn it I LIKE how quickly it gets my ...
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Why my Windows 11 PC hibernates despite of these settings?

Here are the power settings of my Intel N100 mini-PC running Windows 11 Pro: The PC hibernates after a few hours. Is there any other setting I missed to prevent it from hibernating?
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Desktop keeps hibernating, despite all sleep settings being disabled

My desktop machine is a fairly simple build with a Gigabyte motherboard, a pair of NVME drives, a DVD R/W drive, and 64GB RAM. Running Windows 10 and connected to a TrippLite UPS. I typically power ...
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Why won't my PC sleep or hibernate from a timer?

I previously had issues with my Windows 10 PC sleeping and instantly waking up due to LAN, which I fixed. The computer will sleep and hibernate fine when told directly, and doesn't wake itself up. Now ...
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How can I read values set with powercfg /setdcvalueindex?

The behavior of Windows Modern Standby's adaptive hibernate ostensibly depends on the following values: Budget setting Definition Exposed as Powercfg command StandbyBudgetPercent Defines the battery ...
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Should Windows 10 Pro have a GUI option for "Allow wake timers" under Sleep in a power plan's "Advanced settings"?

There are many examples of Windows 10 instructions that assume that the Sleep setting within the "Advanced settings" for a power plan will have an entry called "Allow wake timers". ...
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Can you disable Fast Startup but keep Hibernation option?

It is possible to keep Windows Fast Startup enabled for shutdowns but remove "Hibernate" as a shutdown option by running the elevated command powercfg /h /type reduced, but what about the ...
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Windows 10 PC can Hibernate and Restart, but not Shutdown or Sleep

I have a PC (Intel i5-6500 CPU in a Gigabyte GA-Z170N-WIFI motherboard) that was running Windows 7 fine for 5+ years, but after a clean install of Windows 10 has seemingly endless shutdown/sleep ...
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How to mount a partition after resuming from hibernation with systemd

I am hibernating from Linux (Pop_OS) in a dualboot setup, and I have one partition shared between the two systems. I hibernate using a script that ensures the shared partition is unmounted first: #!/...
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Windows hibernation not restoring state after booting into another system

I have a dualboot of Win11 and Ubuntu on my machine. To quickly switch between, I hibernated Windows, powered on the pc, and got greeted with GRUB. I selected Ubuntu, worked in it, and restarted and ...
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Linux: Intel WIFI Card stops working after hibernate

I have a Laptop with a Intel WIFI card (Intel Corporation Wi-Fi 6 AX200 (rev 1a)) and Fedora 38 installed (kernel: 6.2.15-300.fc38.x86_64). Since some months I face the problem that sometimes after ...
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Windows suddenly and unexpectedly hibernates after a minute or two

Not a heating issue, apparently (fans are spinning, it sits on a cold surface in cold room). It does not just power-off suddenly; rather it suddenly switches to the blue windows "Locking..." ...
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Dual boot: Windows 10 locks non-mounted drive

I have a dual boot setup of Windows 10 and MX-Linux. Windows and linux are running on separate partitions of my SSD and on top of that I have an extra HDD formatted as NTFS for backup and stuff. I ...
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How to disable Hibernation to be able to re-enable dynamic memory on a Hyper-V Windows 10 box?

I tried the instructions from the question below, but it did not quite work as expected. I wanted to revert but I am now unable to set the VM back to dynamic memory even though I have run powercfg -h ...
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Windows: Do not change UEFI boot mode when hibernating

I am running a Lenovo T14s with UEFI dual boot. Mostly Windows 10/11 and Linux. My current workflow for fast switching is to hibernate an OS and use the boot device menu (F12) to boot/resume the other ...
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Why resuming from hibernation is so slow?

On a Windows 10 laptop, I noticed that resuming from hibernation takes quite a while. RAM: 32 GB hiberfil.sys size: 13 GB SSD read speed: 2-3 GB/s SSD type: WD SN730 1TB ...
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How to enable hibernation after certain sleep duration automatically in Windows 11?

I had an old hp laptop that used to go to hibernate after certain hours of sleep duration. So for eg., if I sleep my laptop manually it would automatically goes to hibernate after a certain hour or 1. ...
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ASUS laptop running Windows 11 automatically hibernates after 3 minutes when lid is closed by default

The default is bad. I want to use my laptop with an external monitor when the lid is closed, but after 3 minutes of inactivity, the laptop goes to hibernate. I also want to listen to music when the ...
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Windows 11 won't boot normally after hibernating

After hibernating, I wake my Asus FA507RC up, but something strange: The Asus logo appear on the screen, and the spinner start spinning one second, then the screen black, then the logo and spinner ...
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What happens when you hibernate with more memory than your SSD? [duplicate]

Lets say if you have 16 Gigabytes of RAM and hibernate when you have an 8 Gigabyte SSD. Since hibernation dumps the ram contents to the SSD, what would happen?
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Is there a way to have Windows 8.1 enter into a softer level of hibernation? So it still does work overnight but less hard drive activity?

My Windows 8.1 hard drive does loud things for the entire night. How can I put it to a softest sleep which would remedy this, without fearing to loose any data? I really do not know what it is doing. ...
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Keyboard keys EXCEPT for F and media keys do not work after waking up from hibernation

I have recently got an upgrade: MoBo: Gigabyte Z690 UD DDR4 rev1 RAM: 32GB Corsair Vengeance RGB Pro SL CPU: 13600k Keyboard is Logitech Multimedia Keyboard 600. The problem is that about 60% of the ...
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Windows 10 automatic repair after swapping drives during hibernation

I went to sleep and when I woke up. My PC looked off so I swapped Drive A for drive B and pressed the power button. It went into automatic repair mode and won't get past it. Turns out that drive A was ...
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Schedule a task to run before computer goes to hibernate

I have a command script and I want to run it before the computer goes to hibernate. When I click on the hibernate option, then, before going to hibernate, this task should work. I have tried creating ...
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Windows 11 Hibernation file is taking 80% of the disk space

The hibernation file is taking 818GB of my 1TB disk. I have tried to disable it or reduce the size from command prompt and from regedit: CMD: powercfg.exe /hibernate /size N, powercfg -h off, regedit: ...
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rundll32.exe powrprof.dll,SetSuspendState 0,1,0 does nothing

Originally, my question began a little differently: When I am using BigBox (Launchbox), I choose the "Sleep" option, and it kept putting my laptop to hibernate. I could not wake the machine ...
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Strange computer behavior

It is really hard to briefly describe what is happening with my computer in the title. Thus I will try to explain it as detailed as I can below. Turning on the computer after it has been turned off ...
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Sleep mode issue

I have a Lenovo ThinkPad laptop with Windows 10. I originally set up the laptop to go into sleep mode when lid is closed. I did not shut down the laptop in more than a year. Recently I opened the ...
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