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Q: How can I move Hiberfil.sys?

I would like to move Hiberfil.sys to another partition.  I am running out of space and moving this would be easier and less time consuming than to re-size all partitions.

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You cannot.  Because the Hibernate File must be readable by the bootloader, it must be stored on a specific sector of the hard drive, on the primary system partition.  It cannot be moved.

 

 


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