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Windows 7: no hibernate option?

06 Mar 2010   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
no hibernate option?

ok i know this may sound a little wierd as im on a desktop, but according to powercfg -a my pc can hibernate, there is an option to set it to the power button, but it doesnt show up in the shut down menu,

is there a way to get it on there?

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06 Mar 2010   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit

Control Panel > Power Options > Change plan settings > Change advanced power settings.

You might want read this:

and this:
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06 Mar 2010   #3
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate

Hello severedsolo.

Have a look at the tutorial and the "related tutorials" at the end of the tutorial, at the link below.

Hibernate - Enable or Disable


Power Button - Start Menu
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06 Mar 2010   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1

thanks carl, was overlooking the obvious as usual, had hybrid sleep enabled, thats why it wasnt coming up *doh* rep coing your way
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06 Mar 2010   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit

Thank you for the rep and I'm glad I could help. I just happened to be exploring that issue today because I did not know what hybrid sleep was. I disabled both hibernation and hybrid sleep for my desktop.
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