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  1. Joined : Jul 2015
    PA, USA
    Posts : 462
    Windows 10 Pro (Mix of Builds) / Linux Mint
       20 Jun 2016 #11

    You guys that want the OP to hit the "Change Settings that are currently unavailable", you're missing the OP's point, because the OP does not have the fast start up option listed underneath, and it will be shown before clicking on the change settings item.

    He doesn't have the setting to change, hence what a few other posters like F14 were saying.
    hibernation is off for one
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  2. Joined : Dec 2013
    Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Posts : 8,198
    Windows 10 IoT
       20 Jun 2016 #12

    Floob said: View Post
    I cant see a hibernate option here:
    Attachment 85900

    I didnt think my hardware was that old - is it common for motherboards not to support hibernate?

    I cant see an option in the BIOS. I have disabled fast boot in the BIOS, but that doesnt seem to have changed anything.
    If I run powercfg -h on from a command prompt I see the hybrid sleep option. If I run powercfg -h off, I see what you posted above. I never see them in the menu you posted in your first post.
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  3. Joined : Mar 2015
    Philadelphia
    Posts : 1,074
    Windows 10 Pro x64
       20 Jun 2016 #13

    I don't have it on my laptops either, and the reason being is that I have hibernate disabled. I think some of you are missing a step.

    If the option is there, but grayed-out, then you can click the link to show the options and change them.

    If the option isn't visible, then hibernate is disabled.
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  4. Joined : Dec 2013
    Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Posts : 8,198
    Windows 10 IoT
       20 Jun 2016 #14

    DeaconFrost said: View Post
    I don't have it on my laptops either, and the reason being is that I have hibernate disabled. I think some of you are missing a step.

    If the option is there, but grayed-out, then you can click the link to show the options and change them.

    If the option isn't visible, then hibernate is disabled.
    Bingo. I agree.
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  5. Joined : Oct 2013
    Posts : 17,379
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 15007
       20 Jun 2016 #15

    DeaconFrost said: View Post
    I don't have it on my laptops either, and the reason being is that I have hibernate disabled. I think some of you are missing a step.

    If the option is there, but grayed-out, then you can click the link to show the options and change them.

    If the option isn't visible, then hibernate is disabled.
    That's what it is.

    Fast Startup - Turn On or Off in Windows 10
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  6. Joined : Oct 2013
    Penns Forrest
    Posts : 3,506
    Win_8.1-Pro, Win_10.1607-Pro, Mint_17.3
       20 Jun 2016 #16

    My HP laptop NEVER showed the option regardless of hibernation on or off
    - yep I pressed show options......

    I added the registry mod to turn Fast Startup off, but I doubt it had any effect

    C'est la vie!

    After playing around, I turned hibernation off again
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  7. Joined : Oct 2014
    Arnold, MD
    Posts : 17,356
    Triple Boot 10 Pro & 10 Insider Pro & 8.1 Pro
       20 Jun 2016 #17

    f14tomcat said: View Post
    It also looks like he has Hibernation off. Both the power button screen and power plan options do not show any hibernation options. Like the cmd "powercfg -h off" was run. If he wants hibernation but not fast startup, run cmd "powercfg -h on" then follow instructions above. Hibernation off is best choice, plus he gets back 6-7GB space.

    Can't tell from the specs, but if he has a SSD, definitely Hibernation/Fast startup OFF!
    So, maybe I'm not going bonkers!
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  8. Joined : Jun 2016
    Posts : 17
    Windows 10 Home
       20 Jun 2016 #18

    @essenbe @dencal


    I dont seem to see the option even if I click that section.
    Please see screenshot here:
    Click image for larger version. 

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    @f14tomcat
    I dont remember turning anything off. I dont really want hibernation options.
    I have a Samsung 128GB 850 Pro as my boot drive.


    Is there anything else you would recommend?
    Should I try turning hibernation on to see if I get the option regarding Fast Startup?

    @cyberrufus
    Here is the output. Doe that imply my motherboard wont support hibernation or Fast Startup?
    Click image for larger version. 

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  9. Joined : Dec 2013
    Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Posts : 8,198
    Windows 10 IoT
       20 Jun 2016 #19

    The Windows Fast Startup is a hybrid sleep mode, similar to hibernation. If you don't want hibernation, you likely don't want fast startup either. If you have an SSD its not going to gain you much anyway, IMHO. As has been mentioned several times, run powercfg -h on from a command prompt and see if you get the options you want. It's easy enough to run powercfg -h off to turn it back of again.
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  10. Joined : Mar 2015
    Philadelphia
    Posts : 1,074
    Windows 10 Pro x64
       20 Jun 2016 #20

    Floob said: View Post
    I dont seem to see the option even if I click that section.
    In your last screenshot, it says that Hibernation is not enabled. That means it is disabled, so you won't see the option. You have an SSD, so there's really no reason to consider turning it on, especially since it has been causing some issues.
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