Enable or Disable Hibernate in Elevated Command Prompt1.Open anelevated command prompt.
2.Dostep 3orstep 4below for what you would like to do.
3.To Enable HibernateNOTE:This step will restore thehiberfil.sysfile, and theAllow hybrid sleepandHibernate afterPower OptionsunderSleep.A) In the elevated command prompt, copy and paste the command below, and pressEnter. (see screenshot below)powercfg -h on
C) If you would also like to have hibernate turned on, then you will also need do tostep 2inOPTION FOURbelow.
D) If you like, you may also wish toadd or remove Hibernate from power menus.
E) Go tostep 5below.4.To Disable HibernateNOTE:This step will disable hibernation, delete thehiberfil.sysfile, and remove theAllow hybrid sleepandHibernate afterPower OptionsunderSleep.This will also disablefast startupinWindows 8.A)In the elevated command prompt, copy and paste the command below, and pressEnter. (see screenshot below)powercfg -h off
B) Check yourPower Optionsto make sure that theCritical battery actionandLow battery actionsettings underBatteryare not set toHibernate, and go tostep 5below. (see screenshot below)
5.You can now close the elevated command prompt if you like.