Enable Hibernate in Windows NT

Version 6.x (Vista, 7, 8) and 10

  1. Control Panel method
    1. Run powercfg.cpl (or go to Control Panel>All Items>Power Options>System Power Settings)
    2. Select “Choose what the power buttons do” on left sidebar,
    3. In settings tree, go to Sleep>Allow Hybrid Sleep,
    4. Select “Change settings that are currently unavailable”,
    5. Mark “Hibernate” box,
    6. Select “Save changes”.
  2. Command Prompt method
    1. Run Command Prompt as an administrator,
    2. Execute command: powercfg -h on
  3. (IF Hibernate option is still unavailable, THEN)
  4. Go to Power Options,
  5. Go to Advanced Settings tab,
  6. In settings tree, go to Sleep>Allow Hybrid Sleep,
  7. Set values to “off” for On Battery and Plugged In.
  8. Close Power Options,
  9. Repeat 1 and 2.

 

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