Customize your PC: How to add or remove Windows 8’s sleep and hibernate buttons

Ll_power Options 150PxWe all want to customize our PC’s and remove certain things – for example did you know you can quite easily remove the sleep/hibernate buttons? Let’s check it out

Add and remove sleep or hibernate buttons in Windows 8 easily. At times you might have wondered how to put your system to sleep or hibernate but unfortunately the option doesn’t seem to exist in Windows 8. Please note that you would not be able to add sleep or hibernate buttons if you are running Windows 8 as a Virtual Machine on Virtual Box or VMWare. If you want to enable these buttons, have a look at the following steps:

1. StepOpen up Control Panel by pressing the Windows Hot Key + R

Type Control Panel in Run

2. StepOpen up Power Options

Open up Power Options

3. StepClick Choose what the power buttons do

Click Choose what the power buttons do

4. Step Click Change settings that are currently unavailable

Click Change settings that are currently unavailable

5. StepUnder the Shutdown settings, check all buttons that you want to add to the PC shutdown option

Click the buttons to add

Published: Wednesday, September 26th, 2012 Last Modified: September 26, 2012

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