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    Disable Fast Start

    Where do I find the option to disable fast start In Win 8? (I looked in power options, but couldn't find it there).
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    It's in Power Options, just hidden. A moment please, while I boot to Windows 8...

    --edit-- OK, I'm in Windows 8. Open Control Panel > Power Options. On the left side you'll see "Change what the power buttons do". Click on that.

    On the next screen, near the top, you'll see "Change settings that are currently unavailable"; click on that.

    On that next screen, near the bottom, are a series of checkboxes. Uncheck "Turn on fast startup".

    Save/close everything out and that should do it. If you want to double-check, you can reboot and then navigate back there to make sure it's still unchecked.
    Last edited by bbearren; 2013-01-04 at 09:14.
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    This can also be accomplished from an Elevated Command Prompt.
    Note: This will disable regular hibernate as well. It actually removes the two check boxes. To re-enable said boxes just substitute on for off in the command.

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    Open a Elevated Command Prompt (Win + X, Command Prompt (Administrator)

    2. In the elevated command prompt, type powercfg -h off and press Enter. (see screenshot below)
    3. Close the elevated command prompt.
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    How to Turn "Fast Startup" On or Off for a Hybrid Boot in Windows 8

    The tut also offers some batch files for download that will accomplish essentially the same thing.
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    Thanks for all the replies. Problem solved.

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