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Windows 7: The difference between the sleep & Hibernate ?

16 Jul 2012   #1
intesar71

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 
The difference between the sleep & Hibernate ?

What's The difference between the sleep & Hibernate ?


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16 Jul 2012   #2
richc46

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From Microsoft, all that you want to know about sleep.
Sleep and hibernation: frequently asked questions
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16 Jul 2012   #3
4wd

W8+8.1, W7 ult+hp, XP
 
 

Sleep: saves to ram, faster, less secure: loose all at power loss\empty battery.
Hibernate: saves to HD, slower, uses hd space comparable to fitted ram, secure: resumes after a power loss\empty battery.
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