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XIRCOM'S POCKET ADAPTERS CONNECT MICROSOFT WINDOWS FOR WORKGROUPS

XIRCOM'S POCKET ADAPTERS CONNECT MICROSOFT WINDOWS FOR WORKGROUPS
 Pocket LAN Adapters Simplify Connectivity
 for New Peer-to-Peer Network Operating Systems
 CALABASAS, Calif., Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Xircom (NASDAQ: XIRC) today announced the availability of Microsoft(R) Windows(TM) for Workgroups drivers for its Pocket Ethernet and Token Ring Adapters.
 "Windows for Workgroups compatibility in our Pocket Ethernet and Token Ring Adapters offers PC and notebook users a quick, dependable external connection for Microsoft's new peer-to-peer network operating system," said Dirk Gates, president and chief executive officer of Xircom. "In fact, Xircom's Ethernet Drivers are shipping in the Windows for Workgroups package from Microsoft, making installation even easier."
 The Xircom adapters include drivers that conform to the Microsoft 2.01 Network Driver Interface Specification (NDIS). The Ethernet drivers have already been certified by Microsoft to ensure compatibility with Windows for Workgroups. Xircom's Token Ring drivers are also undergoing the same certification process.
 Xircom's Pocket and External LAN Adapters connect PC users through the parallel port to a network. All Xircom LAN Adapters incorporate Enhanced Parallel Port (EPP) technology for improved performance and parallel port throughput. The adapters support a range of popular network operating systems, and the Pocket Adapters feature Xircom's unique "tractor grip" for easy one-handed installation.
 All Xircom products come with a comprehensive two-year warranty including toll-free technical support and overnight shipment of replacement units. In addition, the adapters are covered under Xircom's free lifetime Customer Assurance Pledge (CAP) program. This allows users in the United States to trade in their current Xircom product and receive a 50 percent discount from the list price of their new purchase.
 Founded in 1988, Xircom is the leader in the development and manufacture of external connectivity solutions for the personal computer market. The company pioneered the use of the universal PC parallel port to connect PCs to a LAN and has sold more than 300,000 External LAN Adapters to date. Xircom's product line includes a family of Pocket LAN Adapters and External LAN Adapters for Ethernet, Token Ring, 3270 and Arcnet networks, as well as the CreditCard Ethernet Adapter, a PCMCIA 2.0 compliant PC Card for LAN connection through a PCMCIA slot on the newest generation of notebook PCs.
 Xircom's U.S. headquarters is located at 26025 Mureau Road, Calabasas, CA 91302. Telephone is 818-878-7600 or 800-878-7875. Fax is 818-878-7630. Xircom has offices in Reston, Va., and Antwerp, Belgium.
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 /EDITOR'S NOTE: Microsoft is a registered trademark, and Windows is a trademark of Microsoft Corp.
 Xircom is a registered trademark, and CreditCard Ethernet Adapter, Pocket LAN Adapter, Pocket Ethernet Adapter, Pocket Token Ring Adapter, Pocket 3270, Pocket Arcnet Adapter, Network Simplicity and Parallel Port Multiplexor are trademarks of Xircom Inc.
 Some of the product names herein have been used for identification purposes and may be trademarks of their respective companies./
 /CONTACT: Deb Cromer, 415-354-8800, or Donna Kather, 714-752-2216, both of White & Cromer for Xircom/
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