Hibernate Option Missing from Power Options of Shutdown Settings in Windows 10 Control Panel

Hibernate Option Missing in Shutdown Settings

Is hibernate option missing in your Windows 10? If yes then, the following article will help you to enable or disable hibernate option in Windows 10.

This is quite a well-known issue after a Windows 10 update. You might have this issue wherein; you can’t see the hibernate option or it is missing from the start menu power options of your Windows 10.

In case, hibernate option is enabled in your Windows and hibernate option is still missing in Windows 10 start menu, then, you can easily add hibernate option in Windows 10 start menu by following the below article.

[Read: Add Hibernate Option in Windows 10 Start Menu]

For instance, let’s say, hibernate is not listed as mentioned in the above article. This clearly meant that hibernate is disabled in your Windows 10.

hibernate option missing in power options

First, we need to enable hibernate option after that you can add it to Windows 10 start menu power options.

Enable or Disable Missing Hibernate Option

Certainly, now you will see that how you can enable or disable hibernate option of your Windows by using the Command Prompt.

[Read: Difference Between Sleep Mode and Hibernate Mode in Windows]

How to Make Hibernate Option available in Windows 10?

Step 1. Go to Windows search (Win + S) and type cmd to get the Windows result.

Right-click on the command prompt and select Run as administrator or select it from the given options.

Note: Select Continue or Yes, if you are prompted by User Account Control.

open command prompt in Windows 10

Step 2. Now in this command prompt screen, type anyone of below command and press Enter

powercfg -h on

or

powercfg.exe /hibernate on

enable hibernate option

It will take quick second and above command will turn on the hibernate feature of your Windows. You can close the command prompt screen.

How to Make Hibernate Option unavailable in Windows 10?

If you want to disable or make your hibernate option unavailable in your Windows, follow below steps:

Step 1. Run command prompt as administrator as shown in step 1 above.

Step 2. Similarly select Continue or Yes, if you are prompted by User Account Control.

Step 3. Once the command the prompt is open, execute anyone of the below command and press Enter

powercfg -h off

or

powercfg.exe /hibernate off

disable hibernate option

Similarly, it will execute quickly, then you can close the command prompt screen.

Hence, if the hibernate option missing from your windows, then, this is how you can restore is back by enabling and if you don’t need instead you can disable it.

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