Turning off Laptop running on Vista Home Basic

  K*B 10:52 24 Jul 2013

Hello friends, what's the real difference between "Hibernate" and "Shut Down" on a Laptop running Vista Home Basic? Is it Ok to turn off the laptop using "Hibernate" all the time? What are the advantages and disadvantages? Thanks.

  Nontek 10:55 24 Jul 2013

Hibernate means that the laptop is still on Standby, just like a TV. Personally I never use hibernate, preferring to Shut-down properly each time.

  wiz-king 13:31 24 Jul 2013

You will still use battery power if you hibernate - not a lot - don't hibernate it if you are not going to use it for a few days.

  K*B 20:11 25 Jul 2013

Thanks guys.

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