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Symantec Launches Online Software Stores Catering to Portuguese and Spanish-Speaking Customers

CUPERTINO,Calif. -August 22, 2000 - Symantec Corp. (Nasdaq: SYMC) today announced two new online software stores designed for Spanish and Portuguese-speaking customers. Customers can download Symantec's full-range of consumer products at ShopSymantec Brasil ( and ShopSymantec América Latina ( The sites use multiple languages and accept multiple currencies making the transactions easier for customers worldwide.

The new Symantec online stores feature the latest product versions and upgrades, round-the-clock online support and a 60-day, money-back guarantee on all products. The stores also have areas that are dedicated to specific customers such as the small business, power and Macintosh users. The site is designed so that it is easy for customers to navigate and find the information they need to make optimal software decisions.

"Internet security and privacy are concerns for computer users all over the world," said Michelle Amery, vice president of sales and marketing in Latin America for Symantec. "These new online stores greatly increase our customer reach while improving the customer experience. In this global economy, it is imperative that we provide our customers the easiest means by which to purchase our products using their own language and their own currency."

Symantec operates 14 online software stores all over the world including Germany, France, Canada, United Kingdom, Middle East, South Africa and Asia-Pacific. All of the sites are multi-lingual and allow customers to purchase Symantec products in multiple, local currencies.

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Symantec is the world leader in providing solutions to help individuals and enterprises assure the security, availability, and integrity of their information. Headquartered in Cupertino, Calif., Symantec has operations in more than 40 countries. More information is available at

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