Printer Friendly, Inc. Signs Pacts With AOL Time Warner to License Netscape As Default; AOL Users to be Able to Access Email and Instant Messaging Over Broadband Using LindowsOS 2.0.

SAN DIEGO --, Inc. ( ), maker of the low-cost, Linux-based operating system today announced a license with AOL Time Warner to ship Netscape(R) branded mail, browser and Instant Messenger software. LindowsOS users will now enjoy an out-of-the box experience based on the Netscape software suite. Default desktop configurations include Netscape(R) browser email and chat as the primary standard software. In addition, easy-to-identify icons are prominently displayed in the interface which directly launches Netscape Mail, Netscape Browser and Netscape Instant Messenger programs. To view more details visit, .

"For 35 million people, AOL is 'the' Internet and LindowsOS is now out-of- the-box ready for those people to connect to their AOL mail, AOL Instant Messenger(TM) and Chat capabilities using Netscape," said chief executive officer, Michael Robertson. "This is the first operating system to give users a plug-and-play, broadband experience, which connects directly into their essential AOL data, like e-mail and buddy lists. It's pretty common for families and businesses to share an AOL account and a computer, but with AOL's new policy of allowing up to 7 simultaneous users over broadband, many of those customers will be motivated to purchase their own 'AOL computer,' especially now that users can pick-up a LindowsOS system for under $200." engineers worked with AOL Time Warner engineers to customize Netscape 7.0 for bundling with LindowsOS beginning with Version 2.0 ( ). The result is an icon driven experience which enables LindowsOS users to connect directly to AOL Mail, Chat and Instant Messaging over broadband, the fastest growing segment of Internet usage. For more details, visit . To view screenshots visit, .

Now you can check your AOL e-mail without even logging onto AOL. The LindowsOS mail client has many more features than the standard AOL mail. For example, users can create local folders to store e-mail messages, address books, draft e-mails, plus more. The spell checker automatically scans email prior to sending. Users can also create filters to block out junk mail and retrieve AOL e-mail on all accounts simultaneously. AOL mail on LindowsOS also has fast scrolling and an enhanced Quick Search field that allows users to find an e-mail address or message within the users e-mail inbox with lightning-fast speed. View the details by visiting .

Netscape Browsing lets users have quicker-than-ever browsing capability as well as tabbed browsing, a handy tool which lets you keep track of multiple sites by letting you view them in a single browser window. Netscape's Click- to-Search initiates a search based on any word in a Web page neatly revealing search results in a new browser window and in the users customizable "My Sidebar." Optimized upgrades with Netscape make browsing the Web easy and productive. Learn more about LindowsOS and AOL Time Warner's easy set-up by visiting .

LindowsOS 2.0 ( ) with Netscape 7.0 is now available to Insiders or to customers ( ) for $199. View screenshots of LindowsOS 2.0 in action by visiting ( ) customers who've purchased LindowsOS computers, ranging from $199 to $599, will be able to Click-N-Run ( ) LindowsOS 2.0 at no charge.

OEMs interested in distributing LindowsOS with Netscape 7.0 through our low-cost $500/month licensing program should visit .

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About, Inc. is a consumer company that brings choice to computer users., Inc. was started by Michael Robertson, founder and former CEO of LindowsOS is a modern, affordable, easy-to-use operating system that allows users access to hundreds of applications via the Click-N-Run(TM) Warehouse. All applications in the Click-N-Run Warehouse ( ) are licensed on a per-person or family basis and can be downloaded, installed and run with just one-mouse click. LindowsOS is presently available on LindowsOS Certified Computers ( ) being offered from Builder partners ( ).

For further information, please contact Cheryl Schwarzman Public Relations Director of, Inc., +1-858-587-6700, ext. 241, or fax, +1-858-587-8095,


CONTACT: Cheryl Schwarzman Public Relations Director of, Inc., +1-858-587-6700, ext. 241, or fax, +1-858-587-8095,

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