Hibernate is a power-saving state that is primarily designed for laptops. This mode saves all of your open documents and programs to your hard disk in a file called hiberfil.sys, and then turn off your PC. When you start your PC again, you can continue with your work right from where you left off. Even if your machine has been without power for weeks, Microsoft’s newest operating system Windows 10 will read this file when it boots up as well as restore everything as it was when you turn off your PC.

On most computers and laptops, Hibernate, which uses less power compared to sleep mode, is enabled by default. If you want to enable or disable this feature on your Windows 10 PC, following are steps that you can take to do it. Let’s check out now!

Enable Hibernate in Windows 10

Step 1: Right-click on the Start button and select Command Prompt (Admin) from the menu. Alternatively, press Windows + X keys to launch Power menu and choose Command Prompt (Admin)

Step 2: In the elevated command prompt, copy and paste the command below, and press Enter: powercfg –h on

It’s very easy to enable Hibernate in Windows 10.

Now you have successfully enable Hibernate in Windows 10.
Note: There is not the Hibernate option in the PCs with with InstantGo. 

Disable Hibernate in Windows 10

Step 1: Launch the command prompt as administrator by searching for cmd  in search, right-clicking on it and then choosing Run as administrator

Step 2: Type the following command and hit enter to disable Hibernate in Windows 10: powercfg -h off

You can disable Hibernate quickly in Windows 10.

Now you have successfully disable Hibernate in Windows 10.
Note: When you disable Hibernate, fast startup will also get disabled and the Hibernate option will no longer show in the Power menu.

That’s it! If you have any problems relating to enable or disable Hibernate in Windows 10, please feel free to give your comments below.