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Symantec CFO to Speak at Goldman Sachs Conference

CUPERTINO, Calif. – November 4, 2002 - Symantec Corp. (Nasdaq:SYMC), the world leader in Internet security, today announced that Greg Myers, Symantec’s CFO, will speak at the Goldman Sachs Software and IT Services Retreat. Myers’ presentation is scheduled for 11:15 a.m. P.T. on Tuesday, November 5 at The Ritz-Carlton Laguna Niguel.

In his speech, Myers will review the company’s overall strategy and guidance. A webcast of the presentation will be available to the public until November 12, 2002. To view the webcast, please visit Symantec’s Investor Relations website at http://www.symantec.com/invest/index.html.

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