Windows 10: Enable or Disable Hibernate in Windows 10  

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  1. Posts : 14
    Windows 10 Pro x64
       03 Sep 2015 #10

    Awesome and very detailed guide yet again.
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  2.    23 Sep 2015 #11

    I could really need some help,tried via registry,dword is set to 0,merged the .reg file,made no difference,under power plans,hibernation and sleep is set to never,elevated command came up with error
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    and hiberfil.sys still standing tall in Windows folder
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    Any guidance,would be appreciated!
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  3. Posts : 23,623
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 16362
    Thread Starter
       23 Sep 2015 #12

    Hey mate,

    Are you able to use any of the other options to disable hibernate?

    You might see if restarting the computer may allow you to afterwards.
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  4.    23 Sep 2015 #13

    I think i covered all four of them,
    registry manually
    download and merge reg file
    copy and paste powercfg -h off in elevated cmd
    via power options-plan.
    What process could be holding hiberfil to be accessed,as stated in TreeSize? (second snippet)
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  5. Posts : 23,623
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 16362
    Thread Starter
       23 Sep 2015 #14

    Odd. You might try in Safe Mode to see if it may be able to disable then.
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  6.    23 Sep 2015 #15

    Excellent thinking,restarted,didnt make it to safe mode (damn them SSD's are fast),gave it a shot whilst "wide open",no error,hibernation and its file gone.
    Great to have you by our side,thanks for the quick response and help,bless you Admin!
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  7. Posts : 23,623
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 16362
    Thread Starter
       23 Sep 2015 #16

    Great news.
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  8.    26 Sep 2015 #17

    Since I have 16 GB of physical memory, disabling hibernation saved me 12 GB of valuable space on my boot drive.

    Thank you!
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  9. Posts : 23,623
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 16362
    Thread Starter
       26 Sep 2015 #18

    Glad it could help Satchmo.
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  10.    26 Sep 2015 #19

    Thanks again.

    I wonder whether hibernation is always turned on by default on all new installations.
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