Windows 8: Enable/Disable Hibernate via PowerShell

If you newly installed Windows 8.1 and you would like to disable Hibernate, you figured out by now that you can’t simply do powercfg /h off like you used to be able to in Windows 7, you get this Windows error codes:

Here’s an easy way to do it, by not changing anything permission related (UAC etc.) on your system.

Disable Hibernate

Start a command prompt, or run directly, paste this and hit enter:

Enable Hibernate

Start a command prompt, or run directly, paste this and hit enter:

Check Hibernate Status

Start a command prompt, or run directly, paste this and hit enter:

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