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EGGHEAD SOFTWARE FEATURES NEWEST BUSINESS SOFTWARE AT FREE, ROCHESTER-AREA SEMINAR

 ROCHESTER, N.Y., June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Egghead Software, North America's leading software reseller, said today it will showcase the industry's latest business software releases, including the newest applications, upgrades, operating systems and technologies at a seminar on Wednesday, June 16, at the Rochester Riverside Convention Center. The free "Smarter Computing" event will feature exhibits by more than 10 top software manufacturers highlighting the latest business applications that can help Rochester-area businesses operate their companies more efficiently and profitably.
 According to Todd Rupley, Egghead's Massachusetts-based Corporate and Government Sales district manager, the seminar will give corporate and government computer users an opportunity to take a closer look at these innovative software programs and talk with a variety of industry experts to ensure they select the best computing solutions for their companies.
 Representatives from top software publishers, including Microsoft Corp., Lotus Development Corp., Borland International Inc., IBM, Media Vision and Creative Labs will lead seminars and demonstrate their products. The event will include the following seminar topics: "Improving System Performance: Microsoft System Strategies," "Increasing Productivity: Software Upgrades," "Bringing Multimedia to Business" and "The Power of Information: New Database Developments" (see schedule that follows).
 At the event, Rupley will also discuss Egghead's own Electronic Commerce solutions, including Electronic Data Interchange (EDI), Egghead(R) Express(TM), a Windows-based PC electronic ordering system to be launched in July, and an Electronic Software Distribution (ESD) solution to be offered to customers by year-end.
 Egghead will also offer seminar attendees the opportunity to purchase software at the event. To make reservations, call 800-EGG-5569. Registration and exhibits open at 8:30 a.m.
 Egghead Software, headquartered in Issaquah, Wash., is a leading reseller of personal computer software and accessories providing customer solutions and personalized service to corporations, government agencies, businesses and consumers through its locally based sales representatives in 40 corporate and government sales offices in the United States and Canada, its Business 4 Business division, its company- operated chain of 204 retail stores, and its 1-800-EGGHEAD mail-order operation.
 Egghead offers its retail customers knowledgeable service from friendly sales representatives, a wide selection of product titles and categories, in-store software testing, a customer membership program providing discounts and other benefits, convenient store locations and competitive pricing. Egghead offers its corporate and government customers value-added services, including rapid order fulfillment, electronic data interchange for order processing, comprehensive volume licensing and software maintenance programs, software asset management, help desk support, customized billing and inventory, and access to one of the most comprehensive inventories of software, peripherals and accessories in North America.
 'SMARTER COMPUTING' ROCHESTER SEMINAR SCHEDULE
 8:30 a.m. Registration/Exhibits open
 9 to 10 a.m. "Improving System Performance -- Microsoft
 System Strategies"
 Experts from Microsoft will explain how the
 MS-DOS 6 Upgrade can increase your hard disk
 space, free critical memory for large
 applications, protect against viruses and
 recover lost data. They'll also showcase
 Workgroups for Windows, which puts powerful
 information sharing within the reach of even
 small PC networks.
 10:30 a.m. to "Increasing Productivity -- Software Upgrades"
 12:30 p.m. Consultants from Lotus, IBM and Borland will
 show how the latest upgrades of their office
 software increase user productivity.
 Highlighted will be Lotus 1-2-3 for Windows,
 IBM's OS/2 2.1 and Borland's Quattro Pro for
 Windows.
 12:30 to 1:15 p.m. Refreshments
 1:15 to 2:45 p.m. "Bringing Multimedia to Business"
 Multimedia consultants from Media Vision and
 Creative Labs will show you how to add full-
 motion video and stereo sound to your text-
 based information, using new sound and video
 cards like Pro Movie Spectrum, Pro Audio
 Spectrum 16, Video Blaster and Sound
 Blaster 16 ASP.
 3 to 4:15 p.m. "The Power of Information -- New Database
 Developments"
 Microsoft will feature their newest relational
 databases -- Fox Pro 2.5 for DOS and Windows,
 and Microsoft Access for Windows -- that give
 true flexibility when managing customer and
 personnel files, sales figures, inventory
 status and more. Also featured is Borland's
 Paradox for Windows, an easy-to-use relational
 database with advanced functionality.
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 /NOTE TO EDITORS: For information about the seminar or attending the event, contact Tamese Robinson./
 /CONTACT: Tamese Robinson of Egghead Software, 206-391-6247/


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