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How to Add Hibernate to Windows 10 Power Menu

By default, Windows 10 Power menu does not have "Hibernate" option, and it only has Shut down, Restart and Sleep.

Windows 10 Power menu in Start Menu

If you wish, you can add Hibernate to the Power menu at any time you want.

In this post, we will see the steps to do this task. Let's get started.

Add Hibernate to Windows 10 Power Menu

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    Press Windows key + R, and it will open Run Command Box.
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    Within that, type "powercfg.cpl" (without double quotes) and then press "Enter" key. Now, you can see "Power Options."
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    In the left sidebar, click on "Choose what the power buttons do."
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    Now, click on "Change settings that are currently unavailable" link at the top.
Change settings that are currently unavailable link
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    Find and select "Hibernate" option.
Selected Hibernate option
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    Click on "Save changes" button at the bottom.

That is all. Now, you can see "Hibernate" option in Windows 10 Power menu in Start Menu.

Windows 10 Power menu with Hibernate option

Not only it adds Hibernate to Power menu in Start Menu, but it also adds Hibernate to Power menu shown in "Sign in" screen and "Windows Security" screen. Also, it adds Hibernate option to "Shut Down Windows" popup and "Shut down or sign out" option in Power User Menu.

In case, if you want to remove Hibernate from Power menu in future, then follow the below steps:

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    Go to "Power Options" using above steps.
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    Click on Choose what the power buttons do > Change settings that are currently unavailable.
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    Find and unselect "Hibernate" option.
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    Click on "Save changes" button at the bottom of the screen

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