Re: What is Hibernation File Cleaner in Vista?
If you disable hibernation, set machine to 'sleep' and you have a power
failure while sleeping, you will have the equivalent of a system crash.
"Mike950" <Mike950@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> Thank you for the reply Jon. Before posting this I had tried to search
> some answers but apparently didn't use the correct words because I didn't
> find what I was looking for. I tried again using different words and
> at least some information that was helpful. Your description was the most
> From the other information I found, it woud appear that on a desktop PC,
> is ok to turn off the Hibernation and use the "Sleep" mode. If I
> the information correctly, this will prevent the huge 3+ GB Hibernation
> Cleaner file.
>> The 'hibernation file' is used if you ever 'hibernate' the machine, as
>> opposed to turning off the machine via 'Shut Down', and should be equal
>> size to the amount of Ram in your machine. If you don't use that
>> feature then you can clean it up.
>> "The media is the opium of the people" (modified Karl Marx)