There are many settings in Windows which when fine tuned gives better performance. Simple Performance Boost is one such freeware tool which allows you to tweak your PC settings to increase the speed and stability of your system. You can get faster boot & shutdown times, faster network file sharing, snappier feel to opening Windows and programs, and more stability. The app is compatible with Windows XP, 2003, Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8 and also Windows 2008.
The app comes in 4 sections (three tabs) mainly general tweaks, Network tweaks, service tweaks and visual tweaks. General tweaks are directly related to the PC. Networking tweaks involves tweaks related to connect to a network and what all features are enabled or disabled. The services tweaks are for Windows services and to optimize their performance.
Finally the visual tweaks related to themes and effects available in Windows.
When the program is run for the first time it will backup all the registry keys it changes into a backup.reg file. This way if you can always restore the registry keys in case you messed up with any settings. The app is available in portable format as well.