How to Enable Missing Hibernate Mode in Windows 8/8.1 Power Menu

There is one common issue on windows 8/8.1. The “Hibernate
option is disabled in the power menu. The power menu doesn’t show Hibernate Option. It contains Sleep, Shutdown and Restart options only as shown in following

Many windows 8/8.1 users are not aware that Hibernation Option is available in windows 8/8.1 because the option is hidden
(Microsoft simply disabled it).

The Hibernate Option can be added back to power menu. To
get the missing hibernate option back in Windows 8/8.1, just follow the
simple steps below:

1. Press Windows + W key to open the
settings search menu. Then search for Power Options and select.
2. At the left side, click on Choose what
the power buttons do
option, and a dialogue box would appear, then select Change
settings that are currently unavailable
3. Now, scroll down to
the Shutdown Settings and you’ll notice that “Hibernate” option is unchecked.
4. Check Hibernate box, then apply Save Changes.
That is it. The hibernation
mode of your system will enable immediately and no more hidden in your windows 8/8.. So
whenever you want to hibernate your System, simply press “Alt+F4” keys together as usual and you should see Hibernate Mode in the list displayed or move the Cursor to the upper-right corner of
your Windows 8/8.1 Screen on your System, then click on Settings => Power Option and you should see
hibernation mode in the list as it show in the screenshot below:

Also Note: As you can see in the screenshot given in step 2, using the same screen you can remove “Lock” option which is shown when you click on your account picture at Start Screen or you can remove “Sleep” option from power menu.

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