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Disabling Hibernation in WinXP

By lokem
Apr 19, 2002
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  1. Hi all,

    ANyone knows how to disable the Hibernation feature in Win XP? I've noticed that I've got a 300MB file in my partition and I'd like to get rid of it since I don't use the hibernate feature.

    TIA.
  2. Phantasm66

    Phantasm66 TS Rookie Posts: 6,504   +6

    Control Panel ---> Power Options ---> Hibernate ---> Untick Enable Hibernation

    The file should instantly vanish.
  3. lokem

    lokem TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 773

    Ahh yes... Thanks for the info!
  4. Justin

    Justin TS Rookie Posts: 1,595

    Heh. Other then perhaps "reserving" that space for eventual use, I don't see why XP has to always have a file the size of your ram sitting there waiting to be written when it may never be used. It makes much more sense to me that XP would create/write the file when you select hibernation, rather then having it always there.

    Too much redundancy in XP :/
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