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Windows 7: Disable Hybrid Sleep?


13 May 2011   #1

Windows 7 64bit
 
 
Disable Hybrid Sleep?

So I've already posted my Windows 7 randomly entering sleep mode and not waking up. I've found one of the things that can fix it is to disable hybrid sleep. However, I can't see that option. My account is automatically set as administrator so I should beable to see the "Change the unavailable power settings" option but I don't. I'm stumped.


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13 May 2011   #2

Windows 8.1 Pro (x64)
 
 

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13 May 2011   #3

Win 7 Ult 64-bit
 
 

To stop hibernation enter the start menu and search bar (Start Search), type cmd and press Ctrl + Shift + Enter to run Command Prompt as an Administrator
In the black box write " powercfg -h off " and press Enter. Wait 5-10 seconds and close the window.
Hibernate will now stop to function as active and the large hiberfil.sys file will disappear . To activate it again, follow these steps, but type "powercfg -h on".

Hibernate - Enable or Disable
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13 May 2011   #4

7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Have a look at this tutorial by Brink for the different sleep modes. If the available sleep mode(s) do not match what your sleep mode in bios is set to then this may be causing your problems. This is what happened to me, having similar issues to what you describe.
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