Disable hibernation in windows xp

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This tutorial will explain how to disable hibernation in Windows XP.

The main benefit of disabling hibernation is freeing up hard drive space.

Disabling Windows Hibernation

  • right-click the desktop and click on and click on "properties".
  • click the screen saver tab.
  • click the power settings button
  • in the power options properties dialog box click the hibernate tab.
  • uncheck the enable hibernation check box.
  • click OK then click OK again

Now that hibernation is disabled you may check the root directory of your hard drive to see if a file named hiberfil.sys exists. If it does can deleted, you may have to restart your computer first.

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