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        HP ENVY TouchSmart 17-j130us Notebook - E8A04UA
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        HP Insyde 720265-501 6050A2549501-MB-A02
      • CPU:
        Intel Core i7-4700MQ Processor with Turbo Boost up to 3.4GHz.
      • Memory:
        12GB DDR3L SDRAM (2 DIMM)
      • Graphics:
        Intel HD graphics 4600 with up to 1792MB total graphics memory
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        Beats Audio quad speakers and two subwoofers
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        1TB 5400RPM hard drive with HP ProtectSmart Hard Drive Protection
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        Hitachi 500 GB SSD; 7 TB USB External
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      • Operating System:
        Windows 8.1

    Enable Hibernation + Add as a Power Option (Windows 10, 8.1, 8)

    Enable Hibernation + Add to Power Option Menu

    Enable Hibernation and Add as Power Option
    The following will instruct you on how add Hibernation to your Power Option Menu.

    Start by clicking on the applicable Windows OS:

    Windows 8.1 and Windows 8 - Bring up the Power User menu (press WIN + X keys); select "Power Options"
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    Windows 10 - Bring up the Power User menu (press WIN + X keys); select "Power Options"
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    Select "Choose what the power buttons do"
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    Click on "Change settings that are currently unavailable" (UAC screen may appear)
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    Scroll to bottom of the screen - check the box next to Hibernation; Click "Save Changes"
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    In a hurry and just want to place your system into hibernation?

    You can do so very easily and quickly via the command prompt (CMD) -

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    Bring up an Admin CMD prompt and type/paste -
    shutdown /h


    Additional Information from Microsoft
    How to disable and re-enable hibernation on a computer that is running Windows
    Shut down (turn off), sleep, or hibernate your PC - Windows Help
    Sleep and hibernation: frequently asked questions
    What happened to standby and hibernate?
    Windows 8 desktop wakes up unexpectedly from sleep or hibernation
    How do I enable hibernation on my Windows Vista-based computer?
    Last edited by jcgriff2; 12-11-2014 at 08:23 PM.

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