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Symantec Executives to Present at Investor Conferences

CUPERTINO, Calif. – May 18, 2006 – Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ: SYMC) today announced that James Beer, Symantec's chief financial officer, and Enrique Salem, Symantec's senior vice president of Consumer Products and Solutions, will discuss the latest company strategies and initiatives at upcoming investor conferences. A webcast, replay, and podcast of each presentation will also be available.

Beer will present at the JP Morgan Technology Conference on May 22, 2006 at 11:20 a.m. PT. The event will be held in San Francisco.

Salem will present at the UBS Enterprise Technology & Services Conference on May 23, 2006 at 1 p.m. ET. The event will be held in New York.

Interested parties can view 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.

About Symantec
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