How to Enable Hibernate Option in Windows 8

The four power options shutdown, restart, sleep and hibernate are the part and parcel of Microsoft operating systems, but in their latest OS, which is Windows 8 they have only displayed three of them leaving the hibernate option disabled. If you are of those users who like to add the hibernate option to your windows 8 power options than simply follow this tutorial because in this article we will be guiding you step by step procedure of how to enable hibernate option in windows 8.

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How to Enable Hibernate Option in Windows 8

  • First, you have to access the power menu settings on windows 8. There are no of ways to access it easiest one is to press windows icon +w then go to control panel >> Power options.
  • Now on the left of the screen see and click on “choose what the power buttons do”
  • Now click on “change settings that are currently unavailable”
  • After that scroll down to the bottom of window to locate the shutdown settings section. Now in shutdown settings section put a tick in check box which placed besides hibernate.
  • Now hit save settings button

See Also : How to Change the idle Time in windows 8

Congratulations, you have successfully enabled the hibernate option in windows 8. Now each time you visit the power menu, you will see the hibernation option there.

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