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Symantec to Webcast Annual Shareholder Meeting

CUPERTINO, Calif. – Sept. 9, 2004 - Symantec Corp. (Nasdaq: SYMC), the global leader in information security, today announced that it will webcast its annual shareholder meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2004, from 8 to 10 a.m. PDT.

Interested parties may access a live webcast of the meeting at www.symantec.com/invest/index.html. To listen to the webcast, please go to the Web site at least 15 minutes early to register, download and install any necessary audio software. A replay and the script of our officers' remarks will be available on the investor relations home page shortly after the meeting is completed.

About Symantec
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 www.symantec.com.

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