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Symantec to Host Q&A Session With John W. Thompson

Live webcast on Thursday, Feb. 16, 2006 at 1 p.m. PT

CUPERTINO, Calif. - Feb 10, 2006 - Symantec Corp. (Nasdaq: SYMC) today announced that it will host a webcast with John W. Thompson, chairman and CEO, on Thursday, Feb. 16, 2006 at 1 p.m. PT. Thompson will briefly review the company's overall strategy and guidance followed by a question and answer session with investors.

Attendees will have the opportunity to listen to the webcast and the replay over the Internet through Symantec's Investor Relations Web site at www.symantec.com/invest. Please go to the Web site at least 15 minutes early to register, download, and install any necessary software. For those who cannot listen to the live broadcast, a replay and podcast will be available on this site shortly after the call.

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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 www.symantec.com.

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