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Learn how to disable the Hibernation feature in Windows XP!


Learn how to disable the hibernation feature in Windows XP!


This question was answered on March 26, 2004. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

Many people aren't aware of the fact that the Hibernation feature uses up system resources, causes corupt data, and tends to lock up The feature is fine in Hibernation but has problems waking up We're here to tell you that you don't need to use it at all and you can easily disable it The power that you are saving by enabling this feature is not woth the likely chance of damage to the system later down the road.

Follow the steps below:

1 Open up the 'Control Panel', select 'Power Options' icon

2 Click on the 'Hibernation' icon

3 Uncheck the 'Enable Hibernation' option

By disabling this feature you are helping your system run smoother and safer

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Posted by Michal of Data Doctors on March 26, 2004