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Windows 7: Power Plan Settings - Change


04 Dec 2008   #9
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 
Power Plan Settings - Change

How to Change Power Plan Settings in Windows 7


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15 Apr 2011   #10
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Did you already enable hibernate?

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15 Apr 2011   #11
GradeAbra

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Yes but still no hibernate option.

i followed your tutorial above to turn on the hibernation but it does not seem to appear in the starts menu arrow.. what is wrong here?
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15 Apr 2011   #12
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

If you mean in the Start Menu, then you will only see Hibernate listed in the Start Menu power button arrow menu unless you have Hybrid turned off in the Advanced Power Plan Options.
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15 Apr 2011   #13
GradeAbra

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Hybrid is turned on. I guess something must be wrong with it.

Regarding the above setting, so Hibernation is always +5min after hard disk is turned off correct?
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16 Apr 2011   #14
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

LOL, you have to turn off Hybrid to see Hibernate in the Start Menu.

Hibernate will be after however many minutes you set it to be in your advanced power plan settings.
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16 Apr 2011   #15
GradeAbra

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

oh..., i will try it. By the way if i would like to go into hibernation immediately after i click on the sleep button at the start menu. So what would be the best way to set it?

Thanks
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16 Apr 2011   #16
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

If you wanted to go immediately into hibernation, then you could just click on the hibernate option in the Start Menu instead.
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16 Apr 2011   #17
GradeAbra

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Which do you prefer, Hybrid sleep or Hibernation for your desktop?
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16 Apr 2011   #18
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

I prefer sleep since I'm always using off and on at all hours of the day and night. This way it starts instantly for me.

It just depends on how and how often you use your computer and what would work best for you though.
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18 Apr 2011   #19
GradeAbra

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Hi brink,

Isit ok if i set "Turn off Harddisk after.." and "Sleep after.." at the same time? For example 15mins?

What is the different between Sleep and Turn off harddisk actually?
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