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How do I disable hibernation?

  1. #1


    Winnipeg, Canada
    Posts : 19
    Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Centre RTM

    How do I disable hibernation?


    Hi folks!

    I'm usually not the one to post a problem here as I can usually figure out the solution, but this one has me stumped. When I lock my screen and leave my computer to do tasks while I'm away, the computer goes into hibernation after an hour or so. I tried fiddling with the power options, but no joy. This is a deal breaker for me. I need to have my computer running while I'm away as I have it doing tasks like rendering video etc. I cannot have it go to sleep! Anyone have any ideas?

    Snarks

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  2. #2


    Posts : 22,578
    64-bit Windows 10


    Hello Snarks,

    The tutorial below can help show you how to disable hibernate.

    Hibernate - Enable or Disable - Windows 7 Forums


    In addition, double check your advanced power plan options to make sure that you have all of the Sleep settings set to "Never" or "Off".

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    Hope this helps.
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  3. #3


    Harrisonburg, Va.
    Posts : 10,488
    Windows 8.1.1 Pro with Media Center


    Have you set the 2 things in the picture to Never ?



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  4. #4


    Winnipeg, Canada
    Posts : 19
    Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Centre RTM

    Thanks


    Thanks Brink! Once again you have proven you are an asset to this forum. I tried looking through the tutorials, but I couldn't find the one you linked to. Hopefully it will work. Time will tell. I have marked this as solved for now.

    Have a real one!

    Snarks
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  5. #5


    Posts : 22,578
    64-bit Windows 10


    You're most welcome mate.
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