How to enable or disable hibernate in Windows To Go workspace?

When a Windows To Go (WTG) workspace is hibernated, it will only successfully resume on the exact same hardware (computer). To ensure that the Windows To Go workspace is able to move between computers easily, hibernation is disabled by default. This tutorial will show you how to enable or disable hibernate in Windows To Go workspace by using Group Policy settings.

 

How to enable or disable hibernate in Windows To Go workspace by using Group Policy settings?

  1. Press the Windows + R keys to open the Windows Run dialog, type gpedit.msc, and then press Enter to open Local Group Policy Editor.

    run gpedit.msc

     

  2. In the left pane of Local Group Policy Editor, navigate to 'Computer Configuration\Administrative Templates\Windows Components\Portable Operating System'.

    open portable operating system hibernate

     

  3. In the right pane of Portable Operating System in Local Group Policy Editor, double click/tap on the 'Allow hibernate (S4) when starting from a Windows To Go workspace' policy to edit it. (see screenshot above)

     

  4. In the 'Allow hibernate (S4) when starting from a Windows To Go workspace' Window, tick the 'Enable' checkbox to if you want to enable hibernate or tick the 'Disable' checkbox if you want to disable hibernate, then click 'OK' or 'Apply' button to confirm.

    gpedit enable or disable hibernate

 

Follow these simple steps, you can enable or disable hibernate in Windows To Go (WTG) workspace easily.

 

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