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Symantec Releases Norton Solutions

CUPERTINO, Calif. -- Symantec Corp. (Nasdaq: SYMC) today announced that Norton Internet Security, Norton AntiVirus and Norton Confidential will be Vista-compatible in time for the public release of the Windows Vista Operating System for consumers. Users who purchased Norton Internet Security 2006 and 2007, Norton AntiVirus 2006 and 2007 and Norton Confidential designed for Windows XP operating system are eligible for a free Windows Vista compatibility upgrade.

Additionally, the company announced that current subscribers of both Norton Internet Security and Norton AntiVirus are eligible for a ground-breaking technology update. Leveraging technology from the WholeSecurity, Inc.
acquisition, Symantec Online Network for Advanced Response (SONAR) will significantly enhance malware detection and protect Norton Internet Security and Norton AntiVirus users from today's increasingly volatile and unpredictable online threat landscape.

"We've improved on Norton's already award-winning protection, and are ensuring that customers remain fully protected on the new Vista operating system," said Rowan Trollope, vice president, Consumer Business Unit, Symantec. "Our subscription service model enables us to provide our customers with cutting edge security technologies such as SONAR as soon as they become available, thereby helping ensure that customers always have the most up-to-date protection."

Symantec Corp. (Nasdaq: SYMC)