Windows Me and
Windows 2000 recreate
the hibernate file
If you install
additional memory, you
must delete the original
hibernate file before
recreating a new one.
So lv ing Pr o ble m s
Recreating the Hibernate File
(Windows 98 Only)
When hibernate mode is activated, all system data is stored in the hibernate
file on your hard drive. The hibernate file cannot be accessed by the
Windows operating system or application programs.
You must recreate the hibernate file if you perform any of the following
Delete the hibernate file.
Install a new hard drive.
Reformat your hard drive.
Install additional memory.
Boot (Restart) Your Computer With the Drivers and Utilities CD
Save and close any open files, exit any open programs, and shut down
If the computer is connected (docked) to an advanced port replicator
(APR), undock it (see page 59).
Turn on the computer.
Press <F2> as soon as you see the Dell logo.
System setup screen Page 1 appears after a few seconds.
Press <Alt><p> to view Page 2.
Press the arrow keys to select the following boot sequence:
Boot First Device: CD/DVD/CD-RW Drive
Boot Second Device: Diskette Drive
Boot Third Device: Internal HDD
Press <Esc> to save your changes and exit the system setup program.
Restart the computer.
After the computer restarts and loads the diagnostic utility, press the
down-arrow key to select Exit to MS-DOS and then press <Enter>.