Powercfg: The hiberfile type does not support hibernation

power options - hibernate missing - dropdown

When you open the Power and sleep buttons and lid settings in Power Options, the Hibernate option may be missing from the dropdown. However, the “Fast Startup” option may be available. When you run Powercfg /AVAILABLESLEEPSTATES or Powercfg /A to report the sleep states available on the system, the output may contain the following line: … Read more

Switch Power Plans Quickly via Desktop Right-click Menu in Windows 10

switch power plan right-click menu

Switching power plans require you to open Power Options applet from Control Panel, or from the Start button’s right-click menu which can also accessed by pressing Win + X. This post tells you how to switch power plans using command-line or shortcut, which you can also implement in the context menu if you use it frequently.Read more

Increase Lock Screen Display Off Timeout in Windows 10 and 11

The lock screen which exists in Windows 8 and higher is an additional screen with a background image. The lock screen, which conceals the login screen, shows the time and date, quick status of running apps and the current Windows Spotlight image details.

After 60 seconds of no user activity, the lock screen display turns off to conserve power. This timeout applies when you lock the device or workstation, as well as during startup.Read more