Hibernation - hiberfile.sys
You have found a file called hiberfil.sys
at the following location C:\hiberfil.sys
This is a temporary file created by Windows to store the state of his memory before your system hibernates.
You will also notice that the hiberfil.sys occupies a lot of disk space. To get rid of this file, simply disable the hibernation feature:
- Control Panel > Power Options > Hibernate.
You can also disable hibernation via the command prompt:
- Click on Start > Run.
- Type "cmd" and press CTRL + SHIFT + ENTER (to open an elevated command prompt).
- Type the below command:
powercfg -h off