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Clean 8.1 install on a laptop with pre-installed 8?

  1. #11


    Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Posts : 6,490
    Windows 10 Education 64 Bit


    Quote Originally Posted by visruth View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by alphanumeric View Post
    I turn it off as I have an SSD anyway and my boot time is about 10 seconds.
    What I actually do is disable hibernation from the command prompt, powercfg -h off. Doing it this way also gets rid of the hyberfill.sys file. If you have a smallish SSD that's a bonus.

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  2. #12


    India
    Posts : 1,536
    Win 8.1 Update x64


    Quote Originally Posted by alphanumeric View Post
    What I actually do is disable hibernation from the command prompt, powercfg -h off. Doing it this way also gets rid of the hyberfill.sys file. If you have a smallish SSD that's a bonus.
    Yes, I've done that from cmd after I installed the SSD
    Also disabled indexing & few other options from Power options like turning off hard drive, sleep. I don't keep system on whole time, so they're not needed for me.
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