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Symantec's Small Business/Home Office CD Sampler Helps Busy Professionals Maximize Time And Focus On Business

CUPERTINO, Calif. --June 9, 1997--For the millions of small business professionals considering adopting electronic solutions to help them run their company more efficiently, Symantec Corporation (Nasdaq:SYMC) introduces the Small Business/Home Office Trial CD. This free sampling of Symantec products provides busy professionals with more time to focus on staying competitive and building their business. With Symantec's Small Business/Home Office Trial CD, users can manage contacts with Norton AntiVirus.

Because Symantec is committed to providing customers with the best products for their needs, the CD offers a 30-day trial of each award-winning product so customers can test the software in their own work environment before they actually purchase it. The CD is free of charge and available simply by calling (800) 835-6222, ext. 9PR1. Customers can also download the trial versions of ACT!, WinFax PRO, Internet FastFind and Norton AntiVirus, as well as other Symantec trialware, from www.symantecstore.com/trialware. Symantec Corporation helps make users productive and keep their computers safe and reliable anywhere and anytime. Symantec offers a broad range of solutions and is acclaimed as a leader in both customer satisfaction and product brand recognition. The company is focused on addressing customer needs in three main application areas: the Norton product line of anti-virus and PC-assistance products; the pcANYWHERE, WinFax and ACT! product lines that cater to remote user productivity; and the Cafe product lines in Internet development tools.

About Symantec Corporation
Founded in 1982, the company's global operations span North America, Europe, Japan and several fast growing markets throughout Asia Pacific and Latin America. Traded on Nasdaq under the symbol SYMC, Symantec Corporation is based in Cupertino, California and employs more than 2000 people. Information on the company and its products can be obtained by calling (800) 441-7234 toll free, (541) 334-6054 or accessed on the World Wide Web at http://www.symantec.com.

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