Unable to hibernate Win 7

Microsoft Windows 7 ultimate - 32-bit
January 3, 2011 at 07:05:46
Specs: Windows 7 Ultimate, Core 2 Duo 2.5 FHz E7200, 2GB DDR2
Hi there, I have been hibernating my PC (Win 7 Ultimate 32 bit)for many days without any problem. But suddenly, I am unable to hibernate it now.
The screen goes blank for a while & in few seconds a login screen appears.

I tried to disable "Allow wake timers" from "Change Advanced Power Settings"
I enabled "Allow computer to turn off this device to save the power." for my network adapter & USB hubs.
But still unable to hibernate.

Few more efforts I have taken (this may help you to guess what may be wrong in my PC):
I googled to come to know that I have to set my Sys partition active. I dont know if it necessary, but headed to set the partition active, by using diskpart.exe.
However when I run "list disk" command it showed: "There are no fixed disks to show."
Also my disk management shows no disk partition!!!! (I have very poor knowledge of DiskManagement, so I don't even know if it showing correctly or not)(DiskManagement snap in:http://img21.imageshack.us/img21/3578/diskmanagemento.jpg)

Please help, I frequently take brakes in my computer workout. I think hibernation is alot essnetial for me.

Please Help!!!.

I glad for any suggestions. Thanks in advance :).


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#1
January 3, 2011 at 08:12:17
Do a system restore point to time when it worked.

Why did it take me over a year to phone in a problem to ATT?


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#2
January 4, 2011 at 08:42:42
Oh! I don't know how all my restore points are deleted!!! :( I remember that I restored the same machine when I had problem of black screen on boot. But now it says there is no restore point.

Thanks for the suggestion. Any other way out?


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#3
January 4, 2011 at 11:05:13
use a recovery disc and reboot tapping f8 and selecting repair my computer...unless you are using a laptop I would not suggest hibernation

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#4
January 4, 2011 at 20:15:05
Yes to repair suggestion above #3.
For more information on sleep and hibernation see:
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/...
I have used Sleep on desktops for many years and operating systems (since Windows 95), though above reference indicates that it probably has been Hybrid-Sleep as that is what installs with Windows when you select 'desktop' during the install and apparently different from the option on laptops. Hence much confusion over the years for many. Read the options and what they mean for your system and your uses.

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#5
January 6, 2011 at 05:29:31
XpUser4Real, what you mean by recovery disk? An image disk or anything else? Actually I didnt created any after I installed the system, so please tell me some other way out.

I tried to repair by inserting Win 7 disk. But that didnt helped.

Has anyone seen the snap in I of my disk management console that I uploaded on Imageshack. Here I am repeating text from my original question:

"Few more efforts I have taken (this may help you to guess what may be wrong in my PC):
I googled to come to know that I have to set my System partition active. I dont know if it necessary, but headed to set the partition active, by using diskpart.exe.
However when I run "list disk" command it showed: "There are no fixed disks to show."
Also my disk management shows no disk partition!!!! (I have very poor knowledge of DiskManagement, so I don't even know if it showing correctly or not)(DiskManagement snap in:http://img21.imageshack.us/img21/3578/diskmanagemento.jpg)"


Please tell me if above things are ok.

Also thanks for those free programs :)


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January 6, 2011 at 08:48:05

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#7
January 6, 2011 at 20:16:28
I looked at your image. If you are in windows, you must be showing at least a C drive because you are running off of it. You may need to click on or hi-lite the word or arrow to open up the correct part of the window.

If you installed Windows 7 Ultimate with an install DVD, you can use it to do the repair. Make sure that you are set to DVD as first in boot order, put in DVD and restart, when it boots to install disk, choose Custom and Repair. ((Back up any important files first to an external drive))
If you did an Anytime Upgrade from the original installation, use the recovery disk ISO image download shown above to burn your own recovery disk and use that.

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#8
January 8, 2011 at 07:02:29
Thanks Fingers for your suggestion.
I did not get what you meant by "You may need to click on or hi-lite the word or arrow to open up the correct part of the window."
I think there must be wrong here only (i.e. in Disk mgmt util).

Also I did not got that "choose 'Custom' and Repair".
I did not find any "Custom" option when I booted thru my Win 7 installation disk.
What all I got is this: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-IN/...

So I just did the Startup Repair. But it didn't helped me.

Is there any other way to do a repair using disk?

Tell me if you can guess any idea.

I think I have to learn Disk Management Util & that powercfg command in detail, to figure out what might be wrong.

I am sure that will eat up my whole day.

But, let me know if you can guess any option, to save my day.

Pleaseeeeeee!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Help.


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#9
January 8, 2011 at 16:58:08
The picture I see is your recovery options, these will appear from access to your recovery partition or from using a recovery disk. The repair option I mentioned will appear if you use a Windows 7 install DVD disk that was originally used to install your operating system. (you are showing Windows 7 Ultimate so I asked if you had an install/upgrade install disk) With the recovery option, you can save all of your files and then choose the reinstall option. Within the reinstall option you MIGHT get a repair option, but probably not. Please note, if you are using the original recovery partition to do the recovery (or recovery disks shipped with your system) and your system came with a more basic version of Windows 7 (like Home Premium), then that is what you will be reinstalling. If you are using recovery disk set you made from within Windows 7 after you got it set to you liked it, then that is what you will be reinstalling. (If you are using a non-legal version of Ultimate, then we cannot help you with that).

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#10
January 14, 2011 at 05:47:46
Hi Fingers, did you mean the procedure explained on :
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Yes, I have the original disk. But I am not getting what repair option you mean.
Please link any pic so that I can get it.


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#11
January 15, 2011 at 19:53:35
When you put an install disk in on a computer without an operating system, you get two options for install, normal and custom (going from memory), when you put in the install disk on an installed system, you apparently get a third option, repair. This is NOT the repair you need, before you get to this point, you should have the normal/custom install options as well (or maybe just an install button, but this may lead you to the second normal/custom option window. If you find the custom option, you should then find the repair option you need. If there is still no option, then my information may only be valid on earlier versions of Windows 7 (I have already noticed some variation in the install options from the first one I installed to the last few).
I personally have never needed to use this option so I have no personal experience with it, but made a note of other successful repairs in the past through this method in these posts. If it no longer exists, then you roptions are use the repair options available, or back up your files and reinstall on a cleanly formatted disk (or live without hibernate).
If your Windows 7 Ultimate is a retail purchase, it comes with support from Microsoft, maybe they can offer you another option.

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