Error when entering Hibernation on a Windows 7-based computer: “STOP 0x000000A0 INTERNAL_POWER_ERROR (0x0000000B, 0x????????, 0x????????, 0x????????)”


Source: Microsoft Support

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Symptom




When going into hibernate on a Windows 7-based computer, you may encounter the following error message:


 



“STOP 0x000000A0 INTERNAL_POWER_ERROR (0x0000000B, 0x????????, 0x????????, 0x????????)”

Cause




This issue can be caused if the size of the Hibernation file is not large enough for the current memory contents loaded on the system.

Resolution




To resolve this issue, increase the size of the hibernation file.  To increase the size of the hibernation file using the PowerCfg.exe utility, follow the steps below:


 


1. Click Start, click All Programs, and then click Accessories

2. Right-click Command Prompt, and click Run as administrator

    If you are prompted for an administrator password or confirmation, type the password or provide confirmation


3. In the Command Prompt window, type the following command and press ENTER:


    powercfg /hibernate /size 100

4. Type exit and press ENTER to close the command prompt window


 



 

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