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    How do I get my computer to Hibernate. The power options only allow for shut down, reboot, and sleep...
    I know there is a way and I would appreciate someone walking me through it.



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  2. #2

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    64-bit Windows 10

    Hello Kent,

    Double check using the tutorial below to see if you have hibernate enabled.

    Hibernate - Enable or Disable - Windows 7 Help Forums

    Hope this helps.
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    Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center x64

    Also make sure your computer is updated, including for drivers. I think if your built in graphics or card aren't updated, you aren't able to hibernate.

    Edit- this might not apply to you if you have a store bought computer: they come with drivers installed
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  4. #4

    Thanks, Guys.

    Worked like a charm. Thanks again.

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  5. #5

    Posts : 22,565
    64-bit Windows 10

    Great news. Glad we could help.
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