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Windows 7: Hibernation vs Sleep?

19 Feb 2010   #1
Brian6121990

Mac OS X Yosemite
 
 
Hibernation vs Sleep?

well i have a laptop (feel free to look at the specs) and i usually do hibernation to let my laptop rest to go do something and then i also see "sleep" mode right above the hibernation...what is the difference and which is better that loads up to my desktop faster and back to action? (meaning i be back to do what i uaually wanna do with my laptop like youtube or emails and that).

what do you guys think? thanks


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19 Feb 2010   #2
Grimmjow

Windows 7 Ultimate x32
 
 

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19 Feb 2010   #3
Brian6121990

Mac OS X Yosemite
 
 

so...sleep is something like a short time thing (minutes to hours) and hibernation is for a long time thing (hours)


something like that is correct?
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19 Feb 2010   #4
CassieFWinTeam

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
 
 

Here is more information on sleep, hibernation, and hybrid sleep: Sleep and hibernation: frequently asked questions

Cheers,
Cassandra
Microsoft Windows Outreach
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19 Feb 2010   #5
Brian6121990

Mac OS X Yosemite
 
 

Thanks guys. Now i know the actual differences between hibernation and sleep modes. I think ima just stick with sleep for like short time and hibernation for long terms (like me going to sleep and then waking up for me using it
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