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Windows 7: Win 7 Hibernate


09 Jan 2009   #1

XP,Vista, Windows 7
 
 
Win 7 Hibernate

Just wondering if you guys have noticed if hibernate option is missing on some builds of Win 7?? My colleage tried to tell me that she doesnt have the option to go to hibernate from start menu only sleep shutdown etc...

Has anyone noticed this?

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09 Jan 2009   #2
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Hello Buckeye,

She may not have hibernate selected in her Power Plan settings, or she may have disabled hibernation by mistake.

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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09 Jan 2009   #3

XP,Vista, Windows 7
 
 

so as far as you know its not turned off by default or something? I read somewhere that MS had the option removed for units with less then 4gb of memory due to time it took to resume something about the pagefile.
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09 Jan 2009   #4

Vista Premium x64
 
 

There were plenty of hibernating issues with vista from what I heard. I know that mine doesn't work... They could have scrapped it for the beta or totally.
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09 Jan 2009   #5

Windows 7 x64 (RTM via MSDN)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Buckeye25 View Post
Just wondering if you guys have noticed if hibernate option is missing on some builds of Win 7?? My colleage tried to tell me that she doesnt have the option to go to hibernate from start menu only sleep shutdown etc...

Has anyone noticed this?
I have hibernate set on my x86 Windows 7. Works great. Your friend needs to check the power plan. There is also a cmd to turn it back on. You have to run cmd as administrator.

powercfg /hibernate on

PhreePhly

PS: Hibernate works great in Vista as well.
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17 Jan 2009   #6

Windows 7
 
 

I discovered that disabling "Hybrid sleep" on advanced power options will add hibernation to the shutdown menu.

On a side note: My computer can only hibernate once, after that, if it has already hibernated once before during the session, it goes into a strange state where the power is never turned off, but I can't return to windows.
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24 Jan 2009   #7

Windows 7
 
 
hibernates once

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mixxster View Post
I discovered that disabling "Hybrid sleep" on advanced power options will add hibernation to the shutdown menu.

On a side note: My computer can only hibernate once, after that, if it has already hibernated once before during the session, it goes into a strange state where the power is never turned off, but I can't return to windows.
My notebook does the same thing. After the first time I hibernate, it turns the screen off and doesnt do anything. When I touch my keyboard, it makes that "ding" sound. Anyone have any ideas?
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24 Jan 2009   #8

Windows 7 Ult x64(x2), HomePrem x32(x4), Server 08 (+VM), 08 R2 (VM) , SuSe 11.2 (VM), XP 32 (VM)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by alpha72 View Post
My notebook does the same thing. After the first time I hibernate, it turns the screen off and doesnt do anything. When I touch my keyboard, it makes that "ding" sound. Anyone have any ideas?

if you are sure this is a clean build then send feedback to MS....

http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials...=send+feedback
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29 Jan 2009   #9

Windows 7
 
 
Hibernates Once

I found the problem to the hibernating once problem I had. It was my iso loader. virtual clone drive. uninstalled it and now hibernate works every time.
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30 Jan 2009   #10

Windows 7 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mixxster View Post
I discovered that disabling "Hybrid sleep" on advanced power options will add hibernation to the shutdown menu.

On a side note: My computer can only hibernate once, after that, if it has already hibernated once before during the session, it goes into a strange state where the power is never turned off, but I can't return to windows.
I've been having the same issues.
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