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Enable / Disable Hibernation and Sleep in Windows Server 2008 R2

28 Jun

Recently wanted to enable the hibernate option in my servers. here is how you can do it if you want to. this should work with all versions of windows though.

To Disable Hibernation, follow these steps:

  1. Click Start, and then type cmd in the Start Search box.
  2. In the search results list, right-click Command Prompt, and then click Run as Administrator.
  3. When you are prompted by User Account Control, click Continue.
  4. At the command prompt, type powercfg.exe /hibernate off, and then press ENTER.
  5. Type exit and then press ENTER to close the Command Prompt window.

To Enable Hibernation, follow these steps:

  1. Click Start, and then type cmd in the Start Search box.
  2. In the search results list, right-click Command Prompt, and then click Run as Administrator.
  3. When you are prompted by User Account Control, click Continue.
  4. At the command prompt, type powercfg.exe /hibernate on, and then press ENTER.
  5. Type exit and then press ENTER to close the Command Prompt window.
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1 Comment

Posted by on June 28, 2012 in Tips

 

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One response to “Enable / Disable Hibernation and Sleep in Windows Server 2008 R2

  1. Some Guy

    September 27, 2014 at 11:11 am

    Thanks my friend. Setting up wake on lan for a home server and this came in handy. Cheers!

     

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