hibernate

  Ozy 10:46 AM 12 Feb 13
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my friends desktop (win 7) when he clicks "shut down" hibernate is grayed out, I cannot remember how to activate it. someone remind me please

  Woolwell 11:14 AM 12 Feb 13

Read this JD Roger's reply and below.

  Peter 11:18 AM 12 Feb 13

Ozy,

I can't remember either, but I understand that you have to enable the hibernate feature to be able to use it.

Perhaps a Google of "How do I make my computer hibernate?" would throw up some appropriate information.

Peter.

  Ozy 13:18 PM 13 Feb 13

run command prompt as administrator,type powercfg -h on, command prompt says, hibernation failed, an internal system component has disabled hibernation.

I have tried turning of windows firewall,no good, turning of antivirus, no good. I cannot think of another internal system component that it could be.

  Woolwell 15:38 PM 13 Feb 13

Did you read all of my link? In particlar:

"In order to see the "Hibernate" option, "Hybrid sleep" must be turned off... Control Panel > Power Options > Change plan settings > Change advanced power settings [+]Sleep [+]Allow hybrid sleep The power button can be set from the same Power Options control panel."

  nickf 15:50 PM 13 Feb 13

Does your friend have an SSD fitted to his desktop ? If so , this may be what is causing this . Hibernation , like de-fragging , is not recommended for SSD`s .

  Ozy 13:41 PM 14 Feb 13

I turned of hybrid sleep, still cannot get hibernate

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