Create Hibernate Shortcut For Windows

May 28th, 2010 | No Comments | Posted in Windows by bharath

hibernate windows

Previously we have posted about how to create shutdown desktop shortcut for Windows.If you have liked it but want similar desktop shortcut to Hibernate the Windows too, go ahead and follow the steps outlined below.


1. Start creating a new desktop shortcut by right-clicking on the desktop and selecting “Shortcut” from the context menu.

create new shortcut

2. In the next step, you will be asked to type the location of the item for which you want to create shortcut.

Just type

C:\Windows\System32\rundll32.exe powrprof.dll, SetSuspendState 0,1,0


in the space and click Next

setup shortcut for hibernate

3. In the next step give your desired name for the shortcut like “Hibernate Windows” or “Shortcut for Hibernation” or whatever you like.Click Finish to finalize the wizard.

rename hibernate windows shortcut

4. Now you can find the shortcut for Hibernating windows as shown below.

Hibernate windows shortcut

5. You can now start using the desktop shortcut for hibernation created above or you can go for customizing the icon of the shortcut to match its purpose.

Use the following path to look for icons


icons_notepad_scriptchange shortcut icon

Choose the suitable icon and now you are done with creating the shortcut.

customize Hibernate windows shortcut icon

This tutorial has been tested on a Windows 7 machine and worded fine.You may also want to read about how to enable and disable the Hibernation in Windows.

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