Windows 7: How to Enable / Disable Hibernate Mode from the Command Line

Posted August 1, 2010 by Rob Rogers in Windows 7

Instead of having to use Power Options in the Control Panel, you can enable and disable Hibernate mode from the Command Line.

1. Click the Orb (Start button).

2. Click All Programs and select Accessories.

3. Right-click Command Prompt and select Run as administrator.

To Enable Hibernate mode, execute the following:
powercfg /hibernate on

To Disable Hibernate mode, execute the following:
powercfg /hibernate off

 

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