This is the way to permanently display the Hibernate button in the Shutdown menu.
Contents of Hibernate.reg:
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00
Editing the registry may damage your system. Use at your own risk!
shows the hidden hibernate function on win xp
A guide showing the settings for hibernation by closing the notebook or pressing the power-button on a pc.
This video shows you how to put your computer in standby, shutdown, or hibernate when you press the power button or sleep button on your computer, or when you close the lid of your laptop.
HIbernate your pc instantly with this one-click shortcut
If you don't plan to use the 'hibernate' function in Windows XP, and can
do with a little extra space on your hard disk, then you can disable system hibernation,
which will free up disk space equal to your RAM.
How to Display the Hibernate Option
on the Shut Down dialog ?
For some reason, Hibernate isn't available from the default Shut Down dialog. But you can enable it simply enough!...
This works fine for me but if this doesnt work for you, first right click on desktop and go to properties, click on the screensaver tab then click on the hibenate tab.
Easiest method on the web. Download the small file, run, and restart...and you're done. This gives you a permanent 'Hibernate' button on your 'Turn Off Computer' menu, which I've found very difficult to find on the internet. I have simplified it greatly for those of you who frequently use the Hibernate feature, which is great if your laptop or desktop boots up slowly.
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Like Windows XP, Windows Vista can use hibernation to save battery life.
Microsoft tells us that its new operating system does not need to shut down as often as Windows XP so it goes into Sleep mode instead.
The hard disk and graphic card shut down but the system memory is still active and drawing power.
Hibernation uses even less power and keeps files safe, so it is better for a desktop computer that is turned off at the wall.
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Hibernation is a clever trick designed to save battery life on notebook computers but it is also useful for desktops as well.
When a computer hibernates, all the information in its memory is saved on a large file on the hard disk and the computer powers down. For a notebook this saves battery life, but for a desktop computer it reduces the amount of time needed to start up and shut down.
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