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THIRD AND FINAL ADD to PR-11, COMPAQ REDUCES PRICES ON DESKTOP AND NOTEBOOK PCS; IN CONJUNCTION WITH NEW PRODUCTS, PC PRICES REDUCED BY UP TO 32 PERCENT

THIRD AND FINAL ADD to PR-11, Compaq| -------------------------------------
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COMPAQ REDUCES PRICES ON DESKTOP AND NOTEBOOK PCS; IN CONJUNCTION| WITH NEW PRODUCTS, PC PRICES REDUCED BY UP TO 32 PERCENT|
 NEW YORK, June 15 -- In conjunction with today's new product| introductions, Compaq Computer Corp. (NYSE: CPQ) announced| it has reduced suggested list prices (SLPs) in North America on many| of its popular desktop and notebook personal computers by up to 32| percent, to properly position them in the overall COMPAQ product| line. Related options have also been reduced by as much as 57| percent.
 All models of the COMPAQ DESKPRO/M desktop PC family received SLP| reductions ranging from 19 percent to 31 percent, or $530 to $1,730. The award-winning Compaq LTE Lite notebook family received SLP| reductions ranging from 17 percent to 32 percent, or $500 to $1,500.| Highlights of the price reductions:|
 DESKTOP PC MODELS(a) OLD SLP NEW SLP CHANGE|
 COMPAQ DESKPRO 486s/16M Model 60 $2,799 $2,269 19 pct
 COMPAQ DESKPRO 486s/16M Model 120 $3,099 $2,369 24 pct
 COMPAQ DESKPRO 386/25M Model 60 $2,899 $2,369 18 pct
 COMPAQ DESKPRO 386/25M Model 120 $3,199 $2,469 23 pct
 COMPAQ DESKPRO 386/33M Model 60 $3,099 $2,469 20 pct
 COMPAQ DESKPRO 386/33M Model 120 $3,399 $2,569 24 pct
 COMPAQ DESKPRO 486s/25M Model 60 $3,399 $2,469 27 pct
 COMPAQ DESKPRO 486s/25M Model 120 $3,699 $2,569 31 pct
 COMPAQ DESKPRO 486/33M Model 120 $4,299 $3,069 29 pct
 COMPAQ DESKPRO 486/33M Model 340 $5,499 $3,869 30 pct
 COMPAQ DESKPRO 486/50M Model 120 $4,999 $3,669 27 pct
 COMPAQ DESKPRO 486/50M Model 340 $6,199 $4,469 28 pct|
 (a) List prices were also lowered on COMPAQ DESKPRO/M models that| come standard without hard drives (Model 1s). Current Model 1 list| prices are unpublished, but available through resellers.|
 NOTEBOOK PC MODELS OLD SLP NEW SLP CHANGE|
 COMPAQ LTE Lite/20 Model 40 $2,899 $2,399 17 pct
 COMPAQ LTE Lite/20 Model 60 $3,199 $2,499 22 pct
 COMPAQ LTE Lite/20 Model 84 $3,599 $2,699 25 pct
 COMPAQ LTE Lite/25 Model 60 $3,699 $2,799 24 pct
 COMPAQ LTE Lite/25 Model 84 $4,199 $2,999 29 pct
 COMPAQ LTE Lite/25 Model 120 $4,699 $3,199 32 pct|


| COMPANY BACKGROUND
 Compaq Computer Corp. is a world leader in the manufacture of| PC systems and desktop, portable, laptop and notebook personal| computers. Founded in 1982, the company reported 1991 worldwide| revenues of $3.3 billion.
 COMPAQ products are sold and supported in more than 69 countries| through a network of more than 5,000 Compaq Marketing Partners,| including authorized resellers (national chains, franchisors and| superstores), specialized dealers, value added resellers (VARs),| distributors, network integrators, systems integrators and authorized| third-party maintainers. Compaq also offers customers a broad range| of service and support programs including free direct technical| support through the Customer Support Center, worldwide product| warranties and technical product information on CD ROM.| | FOR CUSTOMER SUPPORT AND INFORMATION, CALL 800-345-1518.|
 COMPAQ and DESKPRO, Registered U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.| Windows is a trademark of Microsoft Corporation. Product names| mentioned herein may be trademarks and/or registered trademarks of| their respective companies.
 CONTACT: John Sweney, Mike Berman, Debra Globe, Nora Hahn,| Catherine Macora or Hedy Baker of Compaq, 713-374-0484; Tony Sapienza| of Miller Communications, 617-536-0470, for Compaq; or Tom Pearson| (broadcast media) of Pearson Communications, 215-644-4420, for| Compaq.
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