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METZ Software Announces METZ Lock Version 4.0; PC Security Program Now Supports Windows 95.

BELLEVUE, Wash.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--June 17, 1996--METZ Software today announced that they are shipping a significant upgrade to METZ Lock, the Windows desktop security software. Lock provides affordable, easy-to-administer security for Microsoft Windows PCs to over 100,000 users world-wide, operating on all major networks. METZ Lock 4.0 is priced at $39.00; upgrades for registered users of earlier versions are $29.00, with site license pricing available.

New features in version 4.0 include Windows 95 support, disabled Ctrl-Alt-Delete reboots, a supervisor override option and Windows screen saver compatibility.

"We continue to improve METZ Lock to meet the requirements of companies as they consider changing their operating systems," said Art Metz, President of METZ Software. "This is especially important as corporations upgrade to Windows 95. Many of our internationally renowned customers, like Shell, Chevron, and Unilever, appreciate the enhancements in Lock v4.0, as they reflect our commitment to provide affordable software that is easy to administer in networked environments."

As with earlier versions, Lock 4.0 also provides expanded capabilities for users of Novell NetWare version 4.x and includes comprehensive NetWare password support, directory services passwords and bindery passwords. METZ Lock is Novell Yes NetWare Aware, and also supports Banyan Vines passwords.

"Since launching METZ Lock in 1990, the program has been selected as the enterprise wide security solution for numerous Fortune 500 companies, both domestically and internationally," said Kevin Banks, Director of Sales and Business Development for METZ Software. "Lock is favored because it provides contemporary companies with a straightforward security solution that is affordable and easy to administer and support."

Lock 4.0 System Requirements

-- Microsoft Windows 3.1 or Windows 95

Pricing and Availability

METZ Lock is available directly from METZ Software for $39.00 US. Registered users of earlier versions can purchase the upgrade at $29.00 US. A full-featured 45-day METZ Lock trial version is available to download from METZ Software's web site (, on CompuServe (Go METZ), on the MIcrosoft Network (Go to, METZ) or contact METZ Software directly at 800/447-1712 or 206/641-4525. METZ will continue to offer customized versions of METZ Lock for special corporate requirements.

METZ Software, Inc., with headquarters in Bellevue, Washington, is an award-winning developer of networked Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office applications. For more information, call METZ Software at 800/447-1712 or 206/641-4525, or fax at 206/644-6026. -0-

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