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Symantec and On the Go Software Make Tracking Expenses Easy in Act! 2000.

CUPERTINO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 8, 1999--

Symantec Corporation (NASDAQ:SYMC), today announced it has entered into a strategic relationship with On The Go Software, makers of Quicken ExpensAble. On The Go Software has developed ExpensAble Wizard for ACT! 2000, a free add-on component that allows data sharing between ACT! and Quicken ExpensAble.

Once ExpensAble Wizard and Quicken ExpensAble are installed, ACT! 2000 notifies users to record an expense after an activity such as a lunch meeting takes place. Quicken ExpensAble trialware is included on the ACT! 2000 CD. ACT! 2000 users can download a free copy of ExpensAble Wizard from www.onthegosoftware.com. ExpensAble Wizard provides users a fast and easy way to share data between Quicken ExpensAble and ACT! 2000.

With the seamless integration between ACT! 2000 and Quicken ExpensAble, users can log their expenditures in ACT! and easily generate an expense report in Quicken ExpensAble. ACT! creates an attachment of the expense in the history log to the selected contact chosen by the user in the ExpensAble Wizard.

"ACT! 2000 and Quicken ExpensAble are exactly what I need to quickly and easily track my expenditures without leaving ACT!," said Jim Blue, computer consultant and ACT! user. "The integration between these products allows me to complete my expense reports and easily link them to the appropriate contacts."

"The solution delivered by the two products, gives ACT! 2000 users total control over their expenses, " said Jim Wolcott, executive vice president and founder of On The Go Software. "Quicken ExpensAble eliminates the burden of managing expenses for ACT! 2000 customers.

About On The Go Software

On The Go Software delivers applications and e-business services that enable organizations and their mobile professionals to better manage and control their travel and entertainment expenses. The company develops and markets Quicken ExpensAble, the world's most popular expense management software. On The Go Software's ExpensAble solution is an integrated family of products and services that can be configured to serve the travel and entertainment expense management needs of single users, small- and medium-sized organizations, and global enterprises. For more information on ExpensAble.com and the Quicken ExpensAble product family, visit us at www.ExpensAble.com and www.onthegosoftware.com. Quicken is a registered trademark of Intuit, Inc. used by On the Go Software under license.

About Symantec

Symantec is a world leader in Internet security technology and technology solutions that help companies manage and support workforces that use laptop computers and other mobile devices. The company is a leading provider of software products for the consumer market and is rapidly growing its presence as a provider of solutions to enterprise organizations.

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Forward looking statement

This press release contains forward-looking statements. There are certain important factors that could cause Symantec's future development efforts to differ materially from those anticipated by some of the statements made above. Among these are the anticipation of the growth of certain market segments, the positioning of Symantec's products in those segments, the competitive environment in the software industry, dependence on other products, changes to operating systems and product strategy by vendors of operating systems, and the importance of new Symantec products. Additional information concerning those and other factors is contained in the "Risk Factors" section of the company's annual report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended April 2, 1999.
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