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How to enable or disable Hibernate Option in Windows 10

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Hibernation is a state in which the Windows PC saves the current state and shuts itself down so that it no longer needs power. When put windows into hibernates, it takes a snapshot of your system files and drivers and saves that snapshot to your hard drive before shutting down. Next time When the PC turned on again, all open files and programs are restored to the same state as they were before hibernation. Windows 10 by default does not include the Hibernate option under the power menu, but there’s an easy way to enable it. Continue Reading This Post To know How to enable or disable windows 10 hibernate Option with easy simply steps.




In a Hibernate mode your computer uses zero electrical power. This is a good option in Windows where you can save power by turning off PC but not closing all the apps which help you to get back to work as soon as you turn on the PC. Also This allows your computer to start up faster, because it doesn’t need to re-establish those files and settings. The Only downside of Hibernation mode is that it takes a bit more to start compared to Sleep mode. Hibernate option isn’t enabled on Windows 10. you have to manually Enable this option. Here fallow bellow to Enable or Disable Hibernate option for Windows 10 Start Menu power options.

 How To Enable windows 10 hibernate option

You can Enable The Hibernate option using Windows 10 power option, Simply Type one command line on windows command prompt or you can use Windows Registry tweak. Here Check All Three Options Starting form windows 10 power options.

Enable windows 10 Hibernate option using Power options

For This First you need to open the windows power options. from Control panel > From Small Icon View Click on power Options. or you can simply Type power options on Start menu search and select the same from search results. This will open the Power options window here From the left column select Choose what the power buttons do.

Choose what the power buttons do
Choose what the power buttons do

Now on System Settings window, you will see the options Turn on Fast Startup, Sleep, Hibernate and lock under shutdown settings. If options are grayed out, select Change settings that are currently unavailable.

 Change settings that are currently unavailable
Change settings that are currently unavailable

Now after click on Change settings that are currently unavailable you will notice the options Turn on Fast Startup, Sleep, Hibernate are visible. Here check the Hibernate box and click save changes. Close opened window.

Turn on Hibernate option
Turn on Hibernate option

Now when you open the Start menu and select the Power button, the Hibernate option will be available.

How To Disable Hibernate option On windows 10

You can disable the Hibernate option any time by following the same process. simply uncheck the Hibernate option on Control Panel\ All Control Panel Items\Power Options\System Settings.

Enable Hibernate option Using Command Prompt




Using Command prompt enable the Hibernate option is very simple way. you just want to Type one command line and Hit Enter key to active the Hibernate option. Here fallow to do.

First, open the Elevated Command prompt. To do this Simply Right-click on Windows 10 Start menu and Select command prompt ( admin ).

 

Now On Command prompt Type below command and hit the enter key.

powercfg -h on

After that you won’t see any confirmation of success but you should see an error If it doe’s not work for any Reason. Now when you select the power options you will see on power configuration entery have a Hibernate option.

Simply to disable the Hibernate option Type bellow command and hit enter key.

powercfg -h off

command-to-disable-hibrnate-option

Enable Hibernate option On windows Registry

Above both methods are the best option to enable Hibernate mode on windows 10. but if any Reason you get error while perform this steps you can use the windows Registry editor to enable Hibernate mode. Here fallow bellow

First press win + R to open Run, Type Regedit and press enter key. Now on windows Registry window navigate to fallowing : HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Power.




Now on right pane of the Power key, double click on Hibernate Enabled sub key.

 

This will open the edit DWORD value. Here on value date box Type in 1 To Enable Hibernate option and click OK.
Restart windows to changes take effect. Simply change the value Data 0 to Turn off Hibernate mode for windows.

These are some Best methods to Enable or Disable The Windows 10 Hibernate Option. Have any query, suggestion, New way for the same feel free to comment bellow. A All you need to know about Microsoft Windows 10 !  New Features, Tips, Tricks, Troubleshooting, How To fix errors, Update News visit Windows 10 Tips And Tricks.  Share this post with others to make it more visible, And also boot mark this site for next visit.

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