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Windows 8 - Disable hibernation

May 2016


How to disable the Hibernation mode of Windows 8?


  • Open a command prompt: Windows + R.
  • Type "cmd" and press enter.
  • Enter one of the following commands:

-powercfg /hibernate off or powercfg /H off
-powercfg /hibernate on or powercfg /H on

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By Hay-Tun on February 26, 2013
Original article published by Hay-Tun. Translated by deri58.
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