Most of the Operating System comes with a number of power options including a hibernation mode. It allows the system to write the RAM contents on your computer’s hard disk before it shuts down. This has the advantage of restarting your computer to the exact same state as it was before shutting done i.e. reloading the contents from the hard disk. For instance, if you had two programs opened before system hibernation, it will restart with the same programs opened. Literally, from where you left it. Windows 8, however, has a few alterations to this option that might not be very likable.
Windows 8 has some features that weren’t really necessary especially shifting the under-the-hand options for shutting down Windows and restarting it. One can gauge a user’s annoyance when he has to post a comment asking how to Shut Down Windows 8. Honestly, it is not his fault. In fact, Windows 8 has been built more like OS tablet than a conventional Windows making it comparatively effortful to look for such options. You still have Shutdown, Restart and Sleep ones under your nose but the Hibernation option must be found. Keep reading to figure out where to find this option in Windows 8.
To put your system to Hibernation mode, find the battery icon on the system tray and click on it. From the options choose More power options.
You will see a “Choose what the Power buttons do” in the sidebar on your left. Select it.
Go to “Change settings that are currently unavailable” option. As in the image.
This will bring the option to activate hibernation mode. You can do this by checking the Show Hibernate option and hit Save Changes.
Now everytime you wish to put your system to Hibernate, just bring forward the Charms option and enable Hibernate from Windows 8 Power options. Similarly if you want no hibernate in your Windows 8, then simply uncheck the option of Show Hibernate.
When resuming from Hibernate mode, Windows 8 has a faster boot than Windows 8 as it has a procedure of hibernating the system core in this option. For most Laptops, the approximated time is about 8 seconds for Windows 8 to spring back from hibernated mode.