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Windows 7: hiberfil.sys

28 Apr 2012   #1

W7 Ult x64 and W8 Pro x64

What is the 'hiberfil.sys' is for? My setting for Hibernate after Setting is 'Never'. I thought this setting will not create 'hiberfil.sys'.

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28 Apr 2012   #2
Sir George

Windows 7 Professional x64

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by churin View Post
What is the 'hiberfil.sys' is for? My setting for Hibernate after Setting is 'Never'. I thought this setting will not create 'hiberfil.sys'.
Disable Hibernate (and Delete hiberfil.sys) in Windows 7 or Vista

Hibernate - Enable or Disable

You’ll need to open an administrator mode command prompt by typing "cmd" in the start menu caption box. Right click "cmd.exe" from the Programs list and then choosing Run as Administrator. Once you’re there, type in the following command:
powercfg -h off
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