Windows 10 supports several sleep states, and in this guide, we’ll show you the steps to determine the features available on your hardware configuration.
Windows 10 supports multiple power states defined in the Advanced Configuration and Power Interface (ACPI) specifications by the UEFI Forum. It is important to understand each one of them because depending on the hardware, the device may or may not support power-specific features, such as “Hibernate,” “Fast startup,” or modern power states like “Modern Standby.”
Although the computer may only appear to the user with two power states, including on or off, Windows 10 supports different states that describe the energy consumption on each state, including Working, Sleep (Modern Standby), Sleep, Hibernate, Soft Off, and Mechanical Off. If you use a laptop or desktop computer, you can determine the supported sleep states using Command Prompt.
In this Windows 10 guide, we will show you the steps to quickly confirm the power sleep states…