Thursday, October 02, 2008 3:27 AM
I was looking for a way to use the command line to put the computer into hybrid sleep mode. shutdown is a command I have looked at with the closest option there being hibernate. I'm looking to have the computer go to sleep after a backup task so it wont just be idle until the power settings put it to sleep.
Thursday, October 02, 2008 4:45 PMModerator
If you have the Hybrid Sleep mode enabled in the power configuration options, you should be able to use the following command.
This command should invoke whatever settings that you have configured in the Control Panel/Power Options component.
You can also create a desktop shortcut for this command.
Hope this helps.
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Tuesday, March 24, 2009 12:43 PMNo the rundll32 command does not put my Vista to hybrid sleep, even though hybrid sleep is enabled and I can put the computer to hybrid sleep manually via the start menu. Instead the computer enters hybernation in my case, not hybrid sleep.
Saturday, March 28, 2009 1:24 PMMake sure you have enabled correct ACPI option in bios and as Ronnie says it invokes your configured power settings..
(I know it was solved but somtimes bios setting is not enabled)
Saturday, March 28, 2009 2:43 PMIn the DELL Precision 650 that I am talking about there are 2 suspend modes: S1 and S3. Currently it is set to S3 with the LowPower Mode enabled. In spite of that, rundll32 /d powrprof.dll,SetSuspendState forces the computr to hybernate and not enter hybrid sleep. At the same time I can put it into hybrid sleep manually by pressing the start menu power button.
Tuesday, December 15, 2009 12:28 PMAwesome! that works in my vista.