Al asked, "I have a definitive interest in my PC's best performance. Too much has gone wrong upon installing a new hard drive and few programs. Can SVS help?"
Al, thanks for downloading SVS. Performance improvement is not one of the core value propositions that we are talking about. But SVS could help in at least one regard, by eliminating "registry rot" and "DLL hell". One of the contributors to performance degradation over time is the repeated installing and uninstalling of software, when leaves behind all manner of potential problems.
Especially for the tinkerer who likes to collect and install every interesting-sounding piece of software they can find. ;) That would be me. I used to re-install Windows every six to nine months just to get back to a baseline. But with SVS, by installing everything into layers, you keep the baseline intact. Want to try Cool Software X? No problem. Install it into...