Create "Sleep" shortcut

 

  • Right click on the desktop > New > Shortcut
  • Type the location the item: %windir%\system32\Rundll32.exe Powrprof.dll,SetSuspendState 0,1,0
  • Type a name for this shortcut: Sleep

Create "Sleep" shortcut
On Windows Vista and Windows 7 machines, if hibernation is on, this may put computer in hibernate rather than sleep mode. To avoid this, you can disable hibernation in elevated command prompt:

  • Start > All Programs > Accessories > right-click Command Prompt > Run as administrator
  • powercfg -hibernate off

Disable hibernate in elevated command prompt

Windows XP
Windows Vista
Windows 7

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