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Symantec Joins HP & American Airlines to Help Increase the Productivity of Traveling Professionals

Cupertino, Calif --August 19, 1998-- Symantec Corporation (Nasdaq: SYMC) today announced that pcANYWHERE, Norton Utilities and Norton AntiVirus will be included in Hewlett-Packard Company's business centers located in all of American Airline's Admirals Clubs in the U.S. With the addition of these award-winning software solutions, traveling professionals' information is virus protected and the business center PCs come supported with comprehensive utilities and troubleshooting tools to ensure a positive user experience.

"Symantec understands the needs of busy travelers which is why we are offering our award-winning products to meet those travelers' needs," said Christopher Calisi, Vice President of Symantec's Remote Productivity Solutions Group. "We are pleased to be working with HP and American Airlines to bring these industry leading solutions to travelers who need to stay productive while on the road."

Norton AntiVirus is a comprehensive 32-bit anti-virus protection for Windows 95 and Windows NT desktop workstations. It is a complete virus protection application designed specifically for Windows 95 and Windows NT desktops. The product includes Bloodhound technology for protection against unknown viruses, LiveUpdate for automatic scheduling and updating of new virus definitions, SARC support, self-configuration, scanning, optional virus notification for IS managers, and a bootable emergency disk for out-of-the-box cleanup.

pcANYWHERE is a world-class remote control solution that offers users remote access, file transfers, and general communications with modem, cable, and network connections in one box. With pcANYWHERE, users can quickly access applications and data on their office PC or networks, enabling business professionals to remain productive from anywhere.

Norton Utilities 3.0 for Windows 95 is an unrivaled, award-winning utilities product that was first introduced in 1982. Widely recognized as the experts' choice for solving serious computer problems, Norton Utilities continues to provide the most complete and powerful set of utilities available for safe and reliable computing on Windows 95-based PCs. Norton Utilities provide unrivaled problem-solving power and is the preferred choice for individuals who want to actively troubleshoot problems on their PCs.

Norton Utilities, Norton AntiVirus and pcANYWHERE are available from Symantec's network of authorized resellers. For the free 30-day trial versions, visit the Symantec web site at

About Symantec
Symantec is the world leader in utility software for business and personal computing. Symantec products and solutions help 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. Symantec is traded on Nasdaq under the symbol SYMC. More information on the company and its products can be obtained at

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