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Windows 7: hibernate and sleep option at same time?

22 Mar 2010   #1
Burgurne

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 retail
 
 
hibernate and sleep option at same time?

After disable hibernation and then enable it again, I miss the hibernation opstion in the "shut down"-menu. How do I get it back?

Is it possible to have both "Sleep" and "hibernation" as a selectable point in the shutdown-menu? (I do not use hybrid-sleep)


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22 Mar 2010   #2
Jonathan_King

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Here's an interesting thing about this situation. When Hybrid Sleep is enabled, Hibernate is not disabled. Hibernate is just removed from the power options menu.

It is not possible to have both options in the menu. However, you can have Hibernate be the default button, and have sleep in the menu.

First, disable Hybrid Sleep in the Advanced Power Options window.

Then make Hibernate be the default power button action in the taskbar properties. Mine is set to Sleep, but makes yours hibernate.

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You can then enable Hybrid Sleep if you wish. Hibernate will remain the default button, and you will be found Sleep in the menu.

Just out of curiosity, why don't you use Hybrid Sleep?


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22 Mar 2010   #3
Burgurne

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 retail
 
 

Hybrid sleep takes much too long to stop the PC compared to just sleep, and I only use sleep for shorter time, else I want to use hibernation, where power can be cutted completely to the PC.
Sometime I want the speed of "sleep" and sometime I want to cut power completely. I don't see the need for hybrid Sleep
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22 Mar 2010   #4
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 10
 
 

Hello Burgurne,

You could set you Start Menu power button and to Sleep, then turn off hybrid, turn on sleep, and enable hibernate in your power plan options. Afterwards, your Start Menu will look like the one below where you can use Sleep on the power button and hibernate from the power menu.
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An alternative is to set your computer to sleep in your power plan options and use these shortcuts pinned to the taskbar or where you like.

Sleep Shortcut - Create

Hibernate Shortcut - Create

Hope this helps,
Shawn


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23 Mar 2010   #5
Burgurne

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 retail
 
 

Thanks Shawn.
That did it
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23 Mar 2010   #6
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 10
 
 

You're welcome Burgurne.
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23 Mar 2010   #7
manhunter2826

Windows XP - Now Windows 7 Home Premium (64-bit).
 
 

After reading this I always wondered why hybrid sleep was missing from my options, found it now. Thanks.
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