Windows 10: "Hibernate" file name and location

  1.    11 Sep 2015 #1

    "Hibernate" file name and location


    What, if any, is the name and location of the file that hibernates Windows, please?

    I understand that hibernation can be initiated via "shutdown /h" but that's not what I seek. Thanks.
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  2.    11 Sep 2015 #2

    It is hiberfil.sys on the root of the C drive. It is a hidden file, so enable view hidden items in explorer to see it.
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       11 Sep 2015 #3

    to turn off hibernation > from cmd prompt admin type>

    powercfg -h off
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  4.    11 Sep 2015 #4

    borgus said: View Post
    What, if any, is the name and location of the file that hibernates Windows, please?

    I understand that hibernation can be initiated via "shutdown /h" but that's not what I seek. Thanks.
    Unless you went to the trouble to disable Fast Startup, every time you select Restart or Shut Down, you ALSO go into hibernation -- automatically.
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  5.    12 Sep 2015 #5

    Thanks for the pointers, folks.
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