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How Come This Grand Idea Has Never Been Implemented?

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(Someone please mention this to Microsoft)


So check this out:

I love how I can Hibernate my computer and come back to the same state it was when I turn it back on.

But... when I enable the Hibernate option, The computer has to create a file hiberfil.sys in the Main Disk Drive. I have 8 GB of memory in the computer, which means that this file has to be around 8 GB big. Too Big! (that's what I said). I have a 120 GB Hard Disk Drive.


Here's the Grand idea:

Don't have that big hiberfil.sys file created in the Hard Disk Drive, and still have the option to Hibernate. Once you Hibernate... then the hiberfil.sys file gets created. Once the computer starts up, that file gets deleted. Assuming that my disk is 119 GB full of the 120 GB, then Hibernate would tell me that I cannot put the computer in a Hibernate state and can only Sleep or Shut Down.. etc. (because 8 GB of space is required to Hibernate). Right? No harm, no foul.


Is there some workaround for me to do to be able to achieve this? Still though, this would be a cool enhancement for Windows..... unless there's some sort of hold back (yet though I've had this file sitting taking up space with part of it sitting on some damaged sectors of the disk (according to Defraggler) and now I probably have to deal with this nonsense bad sectors... anyways, that's a different story).

But as you can see, there was no problem for that file to be sitting around in a bad state, yet still worked.


How can I do this?

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You can't. Hard drives are pretty cheap so get a bigger one. If it's a SSD then add HDD and move stuff to it to free up space on the SSD, or get qa bigger SSD. I have a 250GB SSD for C: and two SATA II drives for data.

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