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Posts Tagged ‘Hard Disk Write Caching’

Does Windows XP hibernate take too long?

Posted by Vivek Agarwal on September 24, 2008

I recently ran into a problem with “hibernate” on my Windows XP Dell Latitude D830 starting to take 5+ minutes. My laptop used to take roughly 20-25 seconds to complete the hibernation process, but recently it started to take way longer. I did not realize it initially because I would kick off hibernation, close the laptop, and put it away in my laptop bag. Then one day I found that my laptop was incredibly hot and the next time I actually observed the hibernation process take place painfully slowly and I knew I had a problem. Read the rest of this entry »

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