Windows 7 Forums
Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.

Windows 7: Can't delete hiberfil.sys

17 May 2014   #11


I was also having a problem Deleting Hiberfil.sys using the Command prompt....
I went here >
How to disable and re-enable hibernation on a computer that is running Windows
and downloaded their FixIt tool... Worked perfectly!!!


My System SpecsSystem Spec

 Can't delete hiberfil.sys

Thread Tools

Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
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...
General Discussion
Hiberfil.sys 6gb why
I have Sleep and Hibernation disabled. I don't use either one of them. Never have used either. I shut my computer off when done. The problem is I still have hiberfil.sys with 6 GB. Can I remove that 6 GB or does it do something else other that Hibernation? What I'm not understanding about this 6...
General Discussion
How to delete hiberfil.sys from a non-system drive?
I have two drives, C and D. D used to be an OS drive in another computer, and I just use it now as a 2nd drive to store some extra stuff. So yes, the Prog Files folder is there, the Windows folder is there.... Anyway, is it possible to somehow delete hiberfil.sys off of the D drive? That is,...
Performance & Maintenance
PageFile.sys & Hiberfil.sys - Delete Safe?
Hello SF, I just do a drive clean-up (Deleting some junk files to free some space on my HDD) I managed to see the HD stats what files did takes a lot of space in it using WinDirStat app... I removed some games that I no longer played in a while and some backup files that already made a...
Performance & Maintenance
How can I securely delete pagefile.sys and hiberfil.sys?
I run Windows 7-64 bit Home Premium and work on encrypted containers with TrueCrypt. I'm afraid that such sensitive information (including passwords) may be unencrypted on pagefile.sys or hiberfile.sys. How can I securely delete both of these files? I know there's a method in Windows 7 to delete...
General Discussion

Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:25.
Twitter Facebook Google+