Welcome to Bucaro TecHelp!

Bucaro TecHelp
Maintain Your Computer and Use it More Effectively
to Design a Web Site and Make Money on the Web

About Bucaro TecHelp About BTH User Agreement User Agreement Privacy Policy Privacy Site Map Site Map Contact Bucaro TecHelp Contact RSS News Feeds News Feeds


Victims of Sandy Hook

Stop the Slaughter of Innocents. Congress is bought and paid for by gun lunatics and gun promotion groups. If you want to live in a safe America, help buy Congress back for America. Send a donation to Mayors Against Illegal Guns, 909 Third Avenue, 15th Floor New York, NY 10022

Disable Hibernation in Windows 7

Hibernation is a feature of Advanced Configuration and Power Interface (ACPI), found on some notebook computers that activates when you close the lid. Hibernate saves an image of your desktop with all open files and documents to a file on your hard drive and then powers down your computer. When you turn the PC's power on, your files and documents are restored on your desktop exactly as you left them.

There are two main problems with hibernation. First, if you search the Web for "PC hibernation", you'll find that it's one of the most problem plagued computer technologies ever created. Many PC's have a problem waking up from hibernation. That's because not all hardware and software are 100 percent ACPI compliant.

Second, hibernation takes up a lot of hard disk space. The hibernation image file (hiberfil.sys) can be equal in size to the amount of RAM you have installed in your PC. If you have a 4GB of RAM in your PC, you'll lose about 4GB of Hard disk space when hibernation is enabled.

Power Options drop-down lists

To disable hibernation, click on the System and Security group in Control Panel. In the System and Security window, click on Power Options. In the left panel of the Power Options window, click on "Choose what closing the lid does". In the various drop-down lists, select another choice besides "Hibernate". Then click on the [Save Settings] button.

Now you don't need to worry about hibernation errors and you've freed up a large amount of disk space.

More Windows Tips:
• Change the Mouse Pointer
• Display Multiple Clocks in Windows 7 Taskbar
• Create Your Own Custom Screen Saver with Windows Built-in Slideshow
• Read Any ePUB eBook Inside Firefox With EPUBReader Plugin
• Configure Recycle Bin to Immediately Delete Files
• How to Create a Microsoft Excel Database
• Display Control Panel Utilities in Windows 7 Start Menu
• Save Ink When Printing
• Add a Folder to the Windows 7 Taskbar
• Configure Your Keyboard's Typomatic Functions



RSS Feed RSS Feed


Follow Stephen Bucaro Follow @Stephen Bucaro


Computer Subsections

Fire HD
[Site User Agreement] [Privacy Policy] [Site map] [Search This Site] [Contact Form]
Copyright©2001-2017 Bucaro TecHelp 13771 N Fountain Hills Blvd Suite 114-248 Fountain Hills, AZ 85268