Enable / Disable Hibernation Mode in Windows NO (hiberfil.sys)

Compared with the operating system Windows XP, Which allows activate or to disable how hibernation through a single click (control Panel -> Power Options -> Hibernate tab), systems Windows Vista si Windows 7 not offer this option.

What is sleep mode (hibernation) and what is good? Well let's say that you have many programs and open documents you work, and at some point you have to stop work and close laptopSite / PCCPC. Hibernate mode gives you the ability to shut down the system, but keep all documents and applications open. When restarting the system you will no longer have to take it over with the organization of applications and working documents. When the system is closed by hibernate, Windowsit will save all the data from the current state, in the file hiberfil.sys.
For those who do not use hibernation, it is recommended to keep this option active. hiberfil.sys can occupy a space-bar several GB pe Hard Drive.

How to disable / enable hibernation mode in Windows 7.

users Windows 7 can easily identify if this option is not active.

Start -> the arrow next to the "Shut down"...

hibernate on

In the menu that opens, you can see this option Hibernate.

Disable Hibernation in Windows 7.

1. open Command PromptWith the privileges Administrator.

cmd run as administrator

2. In Command Prompt type the command line:

powercfg h off

powercfg - disable hibernation mode windows 7

After you click this commandlineA notice that option Hibernation disappeared from Power menu.


To save the storage space on your hard drive, run disk Cleanup for system partition, and delete Hibernation File Cleaner. You can save up to 5-6 GB !

Activate Hibernation in Windows 7.

Enable hibernation is identical with the off, only the command line will be:

powercfg h on

hibernate on

Enable & Disable Hibernation in Windows 7.
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Enable / Disable Hibernation Mode in Windows NO (hiberfil.sys)

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