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Random Disappearance of Hibernation Option

  1. #21

    Posts : 6
    Windows 8

    Quote Originally Posted by Brink View Post
    No, I have a UEFI Windows 8 installed as well without these issues.

    As a test, turn off Fast Startup to see if it may be responsible. It's been known to cause issues with shut down and restart for some.

    Fast Startup - Turn On or Off in Windows 8
    I just tried it but it didn't work. Something else happened though. After I disabled fast-start option, although hibernation was enabled in the respective power option, laptop didn't go into hibernation. Instead, it went to sleep. I then shut the laptop down and started it back up (not a restart though). This time hibernation option was not there! This is very random. I am sorry

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  2. #22

    Sloe Deth, Californicatia
    Posts : 3,908
    Windows 8 Pro with Media Center/Windows 7

    You may have to turn Hibernation back ON in the Advanced Power Options menu, after you do a switch from Fast Boot. You would probably have to reset your whole default power scheme.
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