Hibernate is power saving state when you turns off your computer, but the apps stay open, which the PC will saves all of your open documents, and running files to your hard disk and then turns it off completely. When you again turned on your computer, you are returns where you left off.  maybe sometime you are using Command on CMD, if the hibernate option is not enabled to your computer maybe sometime you lost or remove all the run command, it’s possible some of run command is too much necessary for you to use them always to your operating system, by enabling this option you can solve this bad situation, when you want to save this scenario, in the time of turning off you have select the hibernate option, it will save the opened apps to your hard disk. In this condition you have to enable this option to your PC, in this issue I am going to show you how to enable hibernate in Windows. In this tutorial you will learn how to enable or disable Hibernate in Windows 10.

Before starting this make sure that hibernate option is not enabled on your PC, you can find hibernate option in power menu, if you see this option is not enabled to your PC. Follow the steps below. 

How to Enable Hibernate Option in Windows 10?

We have two ways to enable hibernate option in your windows 10 operating system, you should try both of them in you windows, if the first method doesn’t work in your OS, then go to the second method.

#Method 1

1#. Press Windows + X key to access Power Menu and select Power Options from there.

2#. Click Change plan settings next to the power plan you have active.

Power option
Power option

3#. Now select Change advanced power settings.

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advanced power option -wikibax.com

4#. In Power Options scroll down and expand Sleep. Click on Hibernate after

5#. Enter the minutes you want your PC to be idle before it Hibernates

6#. Press Ok to apply the changes.

Enable Hibernate windows 10
Enable Hibernate windows 10

You are don! Hibernate option is enabled successfully, you try to know the different way, so take a look the method below.

#Method 2

Here’s how to disable and then re-enable hibernate in Windows 10:

1#. Open Power Options by typing Power Options in Start and choosing the first result. Alternatively, you can right-click on the Start button and select Power Options.

2#. Select Choose what the power buttons do from the left panel.

Enabling hibernate windows 10
Enabling hibernate windows 10

3#. Click on Change settings that are currently unavailable.

Power option settings
Power option settings

4#. Now check the box in front of Hibernate – Show in Power menu under Shutdown settings.

Enable Hibernate Windows 10
Enable Hibernate Windows 10

Enable or Disable Hibernate in Elevated Command Prompt

So from the comments below, here are the most popular ways to to enable or disable hibernation in Windows 10.

1#. Open an elevated command prompt.

2#. Do step 3 or step 4 below for what you would like to do.

  1. To Enable Hibernate

To enable hibernate in Windows 10, open the Command Prompt again and type powercfg.exe /hibernate on and press the Enter key.

Enable Hibernate
Enable Hibernate
  1. To Disable Hibernate

In the Command Prompt window, type powercfg.exe /hibernate off and press the Enter key. Exit the Command Prompt window.

Disable Hibernate Windows 10
Disable Hibernate Windows 10

You can now close the elevated command prompt if you like.

 

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