Windows 8 os comes with lot of changes. Hiding Hibernate option is one of them.You might have noticed this change in the power menu. If you wish to enable hibernate in windows 8/8.1 then follow this tutorial.

Enable Hibernate in Windows 8What is Hibernate?

Before going into the process, let us see What Hibernate is.

Hibernate is powering down a computer while retaining its state. Hibernate mode saves the contents of the RAM (your running applications and open documents) to hard disk and shutdowns the computer, once powered on it resumes everything where it left off.  Hibernate saves the power. It is almost like power down.

 

How To Enable Hibernate In Windows 8

here is the detailed step by step procedure to enable the hibernate option.

Step 1: Press Windows+W to bring up the settings search menu and type power.

Enable Hibernate in Windows 8Step 2: Click Change what power button do.

Enable Hibernate in Windows 8Step 3: Click Change settings that are currently unavailable.

Enable Hibernate in Windows 8Step 4: Scroll down to find Shutdown settings, in this section you will find Hibernate checkbox.

Step 5: Check the Box before the hibernate option.

Enable Hibernate in Windows 8Step 6: Click Save changes.

Enable Hibernate in Windows 8Now you will find the Hibernate option in the power menu.

Enable Hibernate in Windows 8Hope this tutorial helped you to enable hibernate in windows.

That’s it.

Enjoy 🙂

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