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Windows 7: Hiberfil.sys

24 May 2014   #1

windows 7 Pro 64 bit

Running Windows 7 pro 32-bit.
All updates in place.

I can't find where "hiberfil.sys" is located to see the size of the file.
Tried a search with "Hidden files showing".

Next I want to remove it.
I understand that the file doesn't effect anything else and is safe to remove.

In the command prompt I would type in powercfg -h off then hit enter to
delete the file.

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24 May 2014   #2

Windows 7 Pro 64 bit

hiberfil.sys will be in the root of the Windows partition. It will only exist if hibernation is enabled.
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24 May 2014   #3

Windows 7 Professional 32-bit/Windows 8 64-bit/Win7 Pro64-bit

Do this to remove it: Hibernate - Enable or Disable Remember don't turn it off if you use hibernate.
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