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MICROCOM ANNOUNCES END-USER SOFTWARE PROMOTION

 MICROCOM ANNOUNCES END-USER SOFTWARE PROMOTION
 NORWOOD, Mass., June 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Microcom, Inc. (NASDAQ: MNPI)


a leading developer of PC connectivity solutions, today announced an end-user promotion for its popular Carbon Copy for Windows and MicroCourier software. With the purchase of Carbon Copy for Windows remote control software ($199), end-users receive a free copy of MicroCourier communications software, a $99 retail value.
 The program will continue through July 31, 1992 or while supplies last. Users can obtain additional details, including the names of participating resellers, by calling Microcom at 800-822-8224.
 The program includes a special promotion to authorized resellers. Microcom provided merchandising packages that included Carbon Copy for Windows demo disks for end-users or in-store use, point-of-sale display cards, promotional box stickers and free collateral materials. End-user advertisements have been placed in a leading financial newspaper to support dealers' sell-through.
 "The combined offer is great news for Windows users who need to access and communicate data on multiple systems," said Alane Airosus, Microcom director of channel marketing. "For a very low price, Windows users gain the ability to control PCs from virtually anywhere using the extensive dial-up features of Carbon Copy and MicroCourier."
 Carbon Copy for Windows provides complete remote control functionality for Microsoft Windows 3.1, including:
 -- remote control
 -- file transfer
 -- "chat" utility
 -- programmable phone book utility
 -- multiple security features
 -- video support for monochrome, CGA, EGA, VGA, Hercules and most 16-color SuperVGA modes.
 MicroCourier is leading communication software for Windows 3.1 that allows PC users to connect to other PCs, bulletin boards, and information services such as CompuServe.
 Key features include:
 -- support for popular file-transfer protocols
 -- terminal emulation
 -- comprehensive script language
 -- automatic screen sizing
 -- cut/copy/paste via clipboard
 -- supports all modems using "AT" command set
 Carbon Copy for Windows and MicroCourier are available through authorized Microcom resellers including Egghead Software, Comp/USA, CompuAdd, MicroCenter and others.
 Microcom, Inc. designs, manufactures and markets software and hardware solutions for PC connectivity via LANs and dial-up access. Principal product lines include the Microcom Networking Protocol(tm) (MNP), MicroPorte(tm) portable modems, QX/4232(tm)-series high-speed modems, HDMS(tm) managed modem systems, Carbon Copy(tm) PC remote control software for DOS and Windows, Relay Gold(R) PC-to-mainframe communciations software, MicroCourier PC communications software for Windows, MBR(tm) internetwork routing bridges, LANlord(R) integrated LAN management software and the Cellular Data Link (CDL) integrated solution for voice and data communication over cellular networks.
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 /CONTACT: Mark Williams, 617-551-1681, and Alane Airosus, 617-551-1952, of Microcom/
 (MNPI) CO: Microcom, Inc. ST: Massachusetts IN: CPR SU:


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