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Start where you left off: Use hibernation features

This page is part of a 7-part story, 7 things you can do to make Windows 7 (and other versions) easier to use.

Applies to: All
Why? Start working with your projects and documents as soon as your computer powers up. This means you won't have to wait for Windows boot-up, then find and start your applications or open your documents; they'll be open and ready to use when you start Windows.
How? Enable the Windows hibernation feature. Configure the power button behavior to 'hibernate'.