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NEC BUNDLES SPINNAKER'S PFS:WINDOWWORKS WITH NEW READY 486ES SERIES PCS FOR SMALL BUSINESS, HOME OFFICE ENVIRONMENTS

 BOXBOROUGH and CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Sept. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- NEC Technologies, Inc. is the first major personal computer manufacturer to bundle the new multimedia version of Spinnaker Software's (NASDAQ: SPKR) PFS:WindowWorks v.2 integrated applications software. PFS:WindowWorks v.2 will be bundled with NEC's new ready 486es Series personal computers announced today. The Ready Series are "plug and work" systems designed for the small business/home office market.
 PFS:WindowWorks features a complete set of business applications that does the work of eight stand-alone programs and a multimedia tutorial. PFS:WindowWorks includes: a WYSIWYG word processor with improved spell-checker, frames and fonts; a full-featured Lotus 1-2-3 file-compatible spreadsheet; a chart maker that creates charts directly form the spreadsheet; a label maker; address book; a fax/communications utility; a database that can read dBASE and PFS: First Choice files; and Quickbuttons that allow users to shortcut through commonly used commands.
 "We're pleased that NEC has again chosen PFS:WindowWorks for its new line of personal computers," said Lynne Weiss, executive vice president and chief operating officer at Spinnaker. "As the number of PFS:WindowWorks packages sold to date approaches the two million mark, we're pleased that NEC is helping to make PFS:WindowWorks the Windows-based integrated package of choice for individuals, home offices and small business."
 Besides PFS:WindowWorks, NEC's new PCs feature Local Bus Graphics, NEC's OptiBus technology, an online service membership, an anti-virus utility, fax software and NEC's remote support software. The new systems are designed to deliver corporate PC power and performance at home PC prices.
 In addition to the new NEC Ready 486es Systems, PFS: WindowWorks is also bundled with PCs from IBM, Compaq, Dell, Tandy and Fountain Technologies.
 NEC Technologies, Inc. is a leading supplier of computers and peripherals and presentation products for North America. NEC Technologies is a subsidiary of NEC Corporation (NASDAQ: NIPNY).
 Spinnaker Software (NASDAQ: SPKR) is a leading supplier of personal productivity solutions for individuals, home offices and small business.
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 /CONTACT: Dan Chmielewski of Spinnaker Software, 617-494-1200, ext. 458/
 (SPKR NIPNY)


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