How to enable hibernate option in windows 8 and 8.1

We are familiar with hibernate option in Windows 7. We all know how necessary feature it is. In fact hibernate is the most useful power option in windows. When we hibernate our pc, our computer keeps all software and applications data saved in hard disk and computer is shut down. So, all of the applications and software remains paused but no power is consumed. But unfortunately we do not get hibernate option by default in windows 8 or 8.1.

hibernate in windows 8.1

So, in this article I am going to show you how to enable hibernate option in windows 8 and windows 8.1

Procedure to enable hibernate feature in windows 8 and 8.1:

Step-01: Press Windows+R to get Run window and write powercfg.cpl in it. Then press enter.

windows 8 hibernate

Step-02: A window will be opened like below. Click on “Choose what the power buttons do”.

windows 8 and 8.1 power option

Step-03: Click on “Change setting that are currently unavailable.”

windows 8 and 8.1 power setting

Step-04: Now you will see the box beside “Hibernate” is unchecked. Now check the box and click on “Save changes”.

turn on hibernate option in windows 8 and 8.1

Now you are all done. You will see Hibernate option when you click on Power button.

hibernate option in windows 8 and 8.1

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Andrew Smith
October 31, 2014 at 5:07 AM delete

I would like to thanks for the efforts you have put in writing this blog. This is really very informative post as I am always looking for the technical information related to the windows.
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