Windows Vista - Disable hibernation/sleep mode

October 2016


How to disable hibernation/sleep mode under Windows VIsta?


  • To deactivate Hibernation/sleep feature of Windows we will use a line of order. It should be noted that this handling also function with Windows XP. Here procedure to follow:
    • Go to start menu and type cmd in the research fields.
    • Once the file cmd.exe is found, run it as Administrator
    • In the window which comes to open, confirm action while clicking on the button To continue.
    • Type command line "powercfg - H off" and validate
    • If you wish thereafter to reactivate the hibernation/sleep mode, carry out same handling with the order powercfg - H on.

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