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Turn Off Hybrid Sleep in Windows 7

  1. Open the Control Panel from the Start menu.
  2. Open Power Options in the Control Panel.

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    Note: If Power Options is not available, change View by to Large icons at the top right of the Control Panel.

  3. Select Change plan settings next to the power plan you want to disable hybrid sleep.

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  4. Select Change advanced power settings.

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  5. Select Change settings that are currently unavailable in the Power Options window.

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  6. Set Allow hybrid sleep under Sleep to Off and then click OK to save the changes.

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