How To Get Windows 8.1 To Display The Hibernate Option Posted on by Webmaster IT Support Forum › Forums › Windows › Windows 8 › Troubleshooting › How To Get Windows 8.1 To Display The Hibernate Option Tagged: Hibernate, Power Options This topic contains 0 replies, has 1 voice, and was last updated by Webmaster 4 years, 3 months ago. Author Posts July 26, 2014 at 5:57 pm #577 WebmasterKeymaster By default, Windows 8.1 doesn’t have hibernate enabled on the shutdown options. Here’s how to get the hibernate option in Windows 8.1: Click Start Type powercfg.cpl and press enter ❗ Note that this is not the same as powercrfg.exe! On the left hand side, click Choose what the power button does Click Change settings that are currently unavailable (There will be a UAC blue and yellow shield next to this text) Tick the option to enable Hibernate Click Save changess When you click Start, you will now get the option to hibernate Windows displayed in the shutdown options. Author Posts You must be logged in to reply to this topic.