What is Hibernate vs Standby for question #5

Question

What is the difference between Standbye and Hibernate, and is one better than the other?

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This question was answered on February 21, 2004. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

In standby mode the pc saves all apps and docs into RAM, whereas in Hibernate they are saved to the hard drive and uses less power from the battery In hibernate mode it will take longer to resume using the pc.

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Posted by Student of Katharine Gibbs School - New York on February 21, 2004