How to get laptop to hibernate correctly? [Closed]

The hibernate option is always there, but every time I try to use it, it just sits there with the lights and fan still on with only the screen going off. I waited several hours for it to go off, but it was still the same and I had to shut it down completely. When I tried to hibernate it again, the same thing happened.

This has only happened recently when I updated Windows a few days ago and has never happened before.

Also I have Windows 8 and the laptop I'm using is an HP laptop (don't know the exact model number)

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