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How to create a shortcut to put Windows 7 Computer into Hibernation


Posted Date: 23-Sep-2010  Last Updated:   Category: Microsoft Windows    
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If you want to create a short cut for putting your computer in Sleep mode, this article explains how to create a desktop shortcut to put your windows 7 computer into hibernate mode.



How to create a shortcut to put Windows 7 Computer into Hibernation


Do you want to create a shortcut on your Windows 7 computer desktop to quickly put your computer into hibernate mode?

Hibernate mode allows you to save power and you can quickly access the desktop whenever you want it again. So if you want to save power, you need to put your computer into . If you create a short cut on your desktop itself to put your Windows 7 computer into hibernate mode, it would be easy for you. Yes it is possible to create a shortcut so that you can put your Windows 7 computer into hibernation quickly. Let us see how this can be done.

  • First you should right-click anywhere on the desktop and select New -> Shortcut from the drop down menu.
  • Now you will see a window asking for Creating a shortcut.

  • Type the following in the "Type the location of the item" text box.

    C:\Windows\System32\rundll32.exe powrprof.dll, SetSuspendState 0,1,0

  • Now click on Next button.
  • Now you will be asked to type a name for the shortcut. You can now give some name to the newly created short cut such as 'Hibernate my Computer' or something like that.
  • Now click on Finish to create the short cut
  • Now the short cut appears on the desktop. You can now double click on this short cut if you want to put your computer into sleep mode.
  • You can even change the default icon with a correct one like the Shutdown icon. To do this, right-click on the created short cut and select Properties -> Change Icon.
  • Select the desired icon and click on OK button.




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