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Symantec's ACT! 4.0 Remains on Windows Magazine's Highly Regarded WinList

- ACT! 4.0 called "Easiest-to-use, Networkable, Full-featured Contact Manager" -

Cupertino, Calif. --June 5, 1998-- Symantec Corporation (Nasdaq: SYMC) today announced that ACT! 4.0 for Windows 95/NT, continues to be on Windows Magazine's WinList of recommended products. In the June 1998 issue, ACT! 4.0 was selected to the prestigious WinList for the second consecutive version. In the May 1998 issue of PC Computing, the product received five out of five stars.

"Long a favorite of salespeople, ACT! should continue to widen its popularity... Version 4.0 also increases ACT!'s Internet capabilities while improving its user friendliness," wrote James Powell, Windows Magazine editor. "ACT! 4.0's ease of use, flexibility, and improved e-mail and Internet features keep the program on our WinList. CompetitorsŠwould do well to mimic ACT!'s improved forms designer, which offers easy-to-follow customization options for adding new fields and forms."

Every month, Windows Magazine editors evaluate and compare hundreds of products, including desktop systems, notebooks, and hardware as well as software products. Editors update the list each month with new hardware and software to provide readers the most up-to-date information available on current market offerings. Windows Magazine sends its monthly WinList to readers free of charge via e-mail subscription.

"We are pleased that ACT! has been chosen to remain on Windows Magazine's highly regarded WinList," said Christopher Calisi, vice president of Symantec's Remote Productivity Solutions Business Unit. "This is a great stamp of approval that ACT! is continuing to serve the needs of its customers."

ACT! 4.0 extends customer databases with the world of Internet information, delivers superior integration with communication tools, and provides the power users are looking for in a familiar and easy-to-use interface.

About Symantec
Symantec Corporation helps make users productive and keep their computers safe and reliable anywhere and anytime. Symantec offers a broad range of solutions and is acclaimed as a leader in both customer satisfaction and product brand recognition. The company is focused on addressing customer needs in three main application areas: the Norton product line of anti-virus and PC-assistance products; the pcANYWHERE, WinFax and ACT! product lines that cater to remote user productivity; and the Cafe product lines in Internet development tools.

Founded in 1982, the company's global operations span North America, Europe, Japan and several fast growing markets throughout Asia Pacific and Latin America. Traded on Nasdaq under the symbol SYMC, Symantec Corporation is based in Cupertino, California and employs more than 2,000 people. Information on the company and its products can be obtained by calling (800) 441-7234 toll free, (541) 334-6054 or accessed on the World Wide Web at >http://www.symantec.com.

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