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Windows 7: update in hibernate

13 Nov 2016   #1

Win7 Starter 32 bits
update in hibernate

Does windows update or virus scan run in hibernate or sleep mode?

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13 Nov 2016   #2

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit sp1

No. Not as far as I know.
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14 Nov 2016   #3

Windows 7 Pro 64 bit

Hibernation is full power down with memory saved in a file. No programs can run.
Sleep mode is a low power state with most devices off. No programs can run.
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14 Nov 2016   #4

Multi-Boot W7_Pro_x64 W8.1_Pro_x64 W10_Pro_x64 +Linux_VMs +Chromium_VM

Scheduled Tasks can wake the PC and run programs.
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14 Nov 2016   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate, SP1, x86

Since day #1, both Hibernate and Sleep have been problematical, so on all my 20 PC's they are permanently shut OFF. That's the only totally SAFE setting.

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14 Nov 2016   #6

Windows 7 x64

Nowadays, hibernate may not be any help, and waste a lot of storage space and battery life (when using battery), especially for laptop & netbook.

Windows Update.
If you want to do windows update automatically, go to Windows Update, change the setting on the time.
The time should be when you are using the laptop.

It will update in the background, without you knowing it.
Only if the update is require to install, when you want to do Shutdown, it will inform you there is a update ready to install.

Best method.
Remove hibernate.
When you start or open the netbook, this hibernate start and may take some time before you can use the computer.
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