Solve Windows® 7 Hibernate Missing
What are the causes and the ways to solve the hibernation missing in Windows 7?
Windows 7 is latest and a promising Operating System. This OS has got most advanced driver support and this would satisfy the user feedback. The security features are also being enhanced in this Operating System. This is the successor version of Windows Vista. Most of the limitations of the Vista have been solved in this Windows7. There are different editions are present for Windows7 and they may be either 32 bit or 64 bit. The hibernation option present in Windows7 would help to reduce power consumption when the system is inactive state. In the hibernation mode, there is only least power is being used and would also save the open files and programs to hard disk. Then turn off the system.
Below given points are the various causes of missing of hibernation in Windows 7 and tips to solve:
- Causes of missing hibernation
- Enabling hibernation
- Turn off the Hybrid sleep option
Causes of missing hibernation
There are many reasons for which the missing of hibernate option would occur. Most of the time, this issue would appear whenever you are running the Disk Cleanup. When you run that process, the Disk Cleanup wizard would then cause the removal of the Hibernate files. In order to bring back the hibernation you need to re-enable that. sometimes, the option named Hybrid sleep is in on state that would also cause the missing of hibernation in Windows 7.
You would click Start, All Programs and select Accessories. In that, you could see option called Command Prompt. You would right-click that and select Run as Administrator. If it is urged, you need to enter the password also. You could also open this by typing 'cmd' in Search and then click Ctrl, Shift and Enter. You have to then type the following commands called 'powercfg/hibernate on' and 'powercfg -h on'. Close the command prompt and then Hibernate would appear in Windows 7.
In order to turn off hybrid sleep, you need to go to the Control Panel. In that, you have to select the option called Power settings. From that, click the option 'Change' when computer sleeps. In the next window, click 'Change advance power settings'. Then, settings window would appear. You have to look for the option Sleep. Click the plus sign there and below that, you need to make the option called allow hybrid sleep to OFF. After applying that, the missing hibernate option would appear.
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