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Windows 7: Absolutely NO Hibernate

08 May 2011   #11
Micro1321

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 Bit
 
 

Yes, it does.


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08 May 2011   #12
Micro1321

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 Bit
 
 

Maybe the file is corrupeted.
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08 May 2011   #13
dsperber

Windows 7 Pro x64 (1), Win7 Pro X64 (2)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Micro1321 View Post
Maybe the file is corrupted.
I believe it's only written-to when you shutdown by going into hibernation. I don't think whatever it currently is has any relevance.

Now if it were corrupted at restart time, and couldn't be used to bring the system out of hibernation successfully, you'd get a message to that effect. Your choice would then be to simply abort the attempt at coming out of hibernation and simply do a normal "cold boot" from scratch.

I've seen instances where simply re-trying the re-start out of hibernation a second time (by pushing the RESET button on the case, to simply re-boot) magically cures whatever the problem was the first time, and lo and behold the restart using the hiberfil.sys data now works perfectly. Of course, this is really just good luck, and there's that real chance the file was genuinely corrupted somehow and could not be used.

Anyway, at shutdown time, the current desktop situation is WRITTEN to hiberfil.sys... assuming it can be written. Current old contents of hiberfil.sys don't matter.

We still don't know what the story is here.


Can you please look in the Event Viewer to see if there's any interesting messages that might shed some light.

Start -> right click on Computer -> Manage, to get the "Computer Management" window. Resize or maximize the window so you can see more, and spread the columns and sub-columns so you can read everything under each column heading better.

Then click on the "Event Viewer" item, and you'll get an "Overview and Summary" presentation in the center pane.

Do you have any items shown in the Critical or Error sections? If so, when you expand them (by clicking on the "+" next to that group) and look at them (by double-clicking on that line to present the individual messages view) and then look at the detail by selecting a message in the top frame of this new view and reading the description in the "General" tab in the bottom pane, is there anything at all which seems to pertain to a problem occurring when you tried to go into hibernation?
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08 May 2011   #14
gregrocker

 

Check also the Performance Log which may log what is hanging Hibernate: troubleshooting steps

The #1 culprit is often Display driver, so focus on updating it, rolling it back, trying other drivers including the one delivered by optional Windows Updates when you enable hardware auto-updating: Automatically get recommended drivers and updates for your hardware. Unlike XP, Win7 is the authority on its drivers.

You'll also want to turn off wake alerts in Power Options and on Power tab of any drivers.

If these turn up nothing, do the trace using the tutorial posted with it to try to interpret it's results. If you need help, post up the trace .etl file to file sharing like Windows Live and link it here to be read by our own Cluberti, who is the top help expert on this in the world.
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08 May 2011   #15
Micro1321

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 Bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by dsperber View Post
Do you have any items shown in the Critical or Error sections? If so, when you expand them (by clicking on the "+" next to that group) and look at them (by double-clicking on that line to present the individual messages view) and then look at the detail by selecting a message in the top frame of this new view and reading the description in the "General" tab in the bottom pane, is there anything at all which seems to pertain to a problem occurring when you tried to go into hibernation?
I have a few kernel-power critical errors, where a reboot was made without a clean shutdown, but those were probably due to my battery, or overheating (after this all started).
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08 May 2011   #16
Micro1321

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 Bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gregrocker View Post
Check also the Performance Log which may log what is hanging Hibernate: troubleshooting steps

The #1 culprit is often Display driver, so focus on updating it, rolling it back, trying other drivers including the one delivered by optional Windows Updates when you enable hardware auto-updating: Automatically get recommended drivers and updates for your hardware. Unlike XP, Win7 is the authority on its drivers.

You'll also want to turn off wake alerts in Power Options and on Power tab of any drivers.

If these turn up nothing, do the trace using the tutorial posted with it to try to interpret it's results. If you need help, post up the trace .etl file to file sharing like Windows Live and link it here to be read by our own Cluberti, who is the top help expert on this in the world.
I have application, security, setup, system, and forwarded events logs, but no Performance log.

All my drivers are up to date, and I tried everything else with them.

I'll try the trace and post here when I find out more.
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08 May 2011   #17
gregrocker

 

The light blue type are links to more information to explain how to do the steps:

Quote:
Check also the Performance log on Advanced Tools page accessed by clicking your WEI score link at Computer>Properties.
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08 May 2011   #18
Micro1321

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 Bit
 
 

[QUOTE=gregrocker;1387716]The light blue type are links to more information to explain how to do the steps:

I know that blue = link, but it just brought me to a "Computer lags a couple seconds" page.
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08 May 2011   #19
gregrocker

 

Thats a post where I give the basic troubleshooting steps for Win7. Accessing the Performance log is in the first paragraph.
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08 May 2011   #20
Micro1321

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 Bit
 
 

I can't run the trace as xbootmgr is not a program, even after I install Windows 7 SDK.
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