Wednesday, September 1, 2010

How to Delete hiberfil.sys and Disable Hibernation Feature in Windows 7

Hibernation is enabled by default in Windows 7. Hibernate your Windows 7 system will enable you to quickly restore to existing system state and intact workspace instead of start afresh, run programs and open your documents one by one again. If you do not use the hibernate feature , and want to delete hiberfil.sys and then recover the space occupied by the big hibernation storage file, the hibernation function can be turned off and disabled.

You must log on to Windows 7 with user account in Administrators group to perform these action.
  1. Click Start, and then type cmd in the Start Search box.
  2. In the search results list,click Command Pr0mpt or Cmd.
  3. If you are pr0mpted by User Account Control for permission, click Continue.
  4. At the command pr0mpt, type : " powercfg.exe -h off ", and then press ENTER: powercfg.exe -h off
  5. Restart your computer

at work on windows vista