delete hiberfil

Posted on 2012-12-26
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Last Modified: 2012-12-28
i have vista computer with a 50GB C: drive partition that is almost full. i would like to delete hiberfil.sys [3GB] to get some maneuvering room. i have tuned off hibernate everywhere i can find it in power options, but i still get 'file is in use' when i try to delete it. how do i tell windows to eliminate hibernate and thus release hiberfil.sys?
Question by:alk444
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becraig earned 600 total points
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Run this command and then try again :
powercfg –h off

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ID: 38727546
i am surprised that one has to resort to the command line to set something like this.

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