Why is there no Hibernate option in Windows 10?

Why is there no Hibernate option in Windows 10?

To enable Hibernate mode in Windows 10, head to Settings > System > Power & sleep. Then scroll down on the right-hand side and click the “Additional power settings” link. That will open Power Options in the classic Control Panel. From the left column, click the “Choose what the power buttons do” link.

How do I put Hibernate back on Windows 10?


  1. Open power options—select Start , then select Control Panel > System and Security > Power Options.
  2. Select Choose what the power button does, and then select Change settings that are currently unavailable. Under Shutdown settings, select the Hibernate checkbox (if it’s available), and then select Save changes.

How do I restore my hibernation?

Restore “Hibernate” to the Start Menu in Windows 10

  1. Press Win + R , type powercfg.cpl and press ENTER.
  2. Click Choose what the power button does.
  3. Click Change settings that are currently unavailable.
  4. Under Shutdown settings, enable the Hibernate checkbox (Show in Power menu.)

Did Windows 10 get rid of Hibernate?

It is not disabled but it may be turned on. Go Settings, System, Power & Sleep, Additional Power settings, Choose what the power buttons do, Change settings that are currently unavailable, Under Shutdown settings click Hibernate so there is a check in front.

Why did Hibernate option disappeared?

By default, users do not see the “Hibernate” option in the Power Options in Start Menu. In other words, you may not see this option if you click the power icon in your Start Menu in Windows 11/10. That is because users need to turn it on from the Control Panel’s System Settings window.

How do you enable Hibernate in Windows 10 using CMD?

  1. Right-click on the Start button and choose Command Prompt (Admin) from the pop-up menu.
  2. In the Command Prompt window, type powercfg.exe /hibernate off and press the Enter key.
  3. To enable hibernate in Windows 10, open the Command Prompt again and type powercfg.exe /hibernate on and press the Enter key.

Why has my Hibernate button disappeared?

If Turn on fast startup or Hibernate is missing in options under Power Option, then you may have to enable Hibernation on the computer as part of the Fast Boot build on the Hibernate feature. Use the following steps: Press Windows logo key and X key, then select Command Prompt (Admin) or Windows PowerShell (Admin).

Why has my hibernate button disappeared?

Why did hibernate option disappeared?

Why is hibernate disabled?

Originally Answered: Why is hibernate disabled in windows 8 & 10? because they don’t need to save the state that they’re working. Many just leave their PCs at work running at all time so they don’t need hibernate.

Is hibernate better than shutdown?

In situations where you just need to quickly take a break, sleep (or hybrid sleep) is your way to go. If you don’t feel like saving all your work but you need to go away for a while, hibernation is your best option. Every once in a while it’s wise to completely shutdown your computer to keep it fresh.