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Presario won't hybernate

I just replaced the hard drive in my Compaq Presario, and now it will not hybernate. It continues to run, even with the lid closed. Then it overheats. HELP!!

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  • pgarv Dec 16, 2008

    Thanks for answering. i found the power button, but there was no hybernate tab. The closest thing was under the advanced tab. There was a question "When the lid is closed:", but the ONLY option was "Do nothing". --?!!!!

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Right click on the desktop
select properties
select screen saver
click the power button
click the hibernate tab
make sure the Enable Hibernation box is checked


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  • Kevin Nelson Dec 16, 2008

    Could it be that your new hard drive does not meet the requirements for hibernation? What version of Windows are you running and is it currently updated?

    On Windows computers, hibernation is available only if all the hardware is ACPI compliant, Plug-and-play and all the drivers are PnP-compatible.




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