Hibernation is a feature in Windows 8 and in previous versions of the operating system, primarily designed to save power in laptops, but did you notice that the option isn’t available in the Power menu in Windows 8? Where is it? Is it gone? – The feature isn’t gone, it’s just not being displayed by default, follow [...]
If there is one thing that all laptops have in common, no matter which operating system they may be running, is the problem with battery life. Yes, there are little things that we can do to try to preserve and extend as much as possible the battery life and save energy, but the time will [...]
Hibernation is a feature in Windows that enables you to turn off your computer and later on, resume all work and running programs to where you left off. Windows does this by safely saving all the content in memory (RAM) to the hard drive, in a file called hiberfil.sys. Hibernation is a pretty useful feature, [...]
While Windows 7 comes with a lot of great built-in features to save energy, there is always space for one more. This time SmartPower, which is a small program that you install in Windows and it creates a service to hibernate and resume your computer in combination of customizable rules, saving energy and money. So, how does it works?
Does Power Options in Windows 7 can really help to save energy? Short answer, yes! We are in a time where saving energy is very important and every little bit helps. With Windows 7 you can accomplish better battery life in portable devices, and you can also save a good amount of energy on desktop computers by properly configuring the Power Options. This is great for the environment and you will be saving some money too.