How To Properly Shutdown Windows 8 Without Disabling Hybrid Boot Share
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Earlier versions of Windows would save both kernel and user session when using the Hibernate option, but as mentioned in an earlier post on how to enable Hibernate option for Windows 8, when you shut down Windows 8 from the Charms Bar, the system actually only hibernates the kernel by saving its state to your hard disk. It completely skips the user session, which includes currently running apps and their data. This clever trick, along with support for multiple cores at bootup and strong support for UEFI device, significantly reduces boot time. Your PC only boots up the traditional way when you use the Restart option.

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