Roxio and Symantec Join Forces to Provide Consumers With the Most Complete System Recovery Solution

GoBack 3 Personal Edition Available in New Norton SystemWorks 2002

MILPITAS, Calif., Aug. 27 /PRNewswire/ — Roxio, Inc. (Nasdaq: ROXI), The Digital Media Company, today announced the inclusion of GoBack 3 Personal Edition in Symantec’s Norton SystemWorks 2002.

GoBack 3 Personal Edition delivers quick and easy system recovery capabilities to users, providing them with the power to undo system crashes, virus damage, failed software installations and user error. Norton SystemWorks 2002 offers a comprehensive, integrated security solution set to help keep PCs running at optimal performance levels.

GoBack 3 Personal Edition, which provides basic hard drive recovery functionality, is based on Roxio’s award-winning GoBack 3 Deluxe, which provides additional features such as file recovery, GoBack drives, event logs, password protection and more. Users of Symantec’s Norton SystemWorks 2002 will be able to upgrade from GoBack Personal Edition to GoBack 3 Deluxe at a special price available in September 2001 direct from Roxio. For more information, please visit http://www.roxio.com.

“This worldwide licensing agreement is a major milestone in our quest to achieve widespread penetration of our GoBack products in the marketplace,” said Tom Shea, Chief Operating Officer at Roxio. “Roxio is pleased to join forces with Symantec to provide PC users with the most comprehensive protection available. With Norton SystemWorks 2002 consumers receive the market’s leading security suite, newly enhanced with the inclusion of GoBack 3 Personal Edition, providing users with the power to instantly restore systems and undo damage caused by PC problems.”

“The addition of GoBack to Norton SystemWorks 2002 allows Symantec to continue offering consumers new and unique solutions to keep their PCs running at peak performance,” said Steve Cullen, senior vice president of Symantec’s Consumer and Client Product Delivery. “By partnering with Roxio, we are able to provide our customers with the most advanced computer protection available and solve a multitude of system problems with ease and efficiency.”

About GoBack

GoBack, winner of numerous industry awards, including PC Magazine Editors’ Choice (January and May 2000), PC World Best Buy (February 2000), the Software & Information Industry Association 2000 Codie Award (March 2000), smallbiztechnology.com’s Best of PC Expo 2001 (June 2001), ZDNet Reviews Best Buy (July 2001) and C/Net Editors Choice Award (July 2001), allows PC users to effortlessly undo a multitude of problems by taking a computer back in time to virtually any moment in the recent past. GoBack protects both system settings and user content, thereby reducing the need to reconfigure systems or recreate data when PCs fail.

About Norton SystemWorks

Norton SystemWorks 2002 includes Norton AntiVirus 2002, Norton Utilities 2002, Norton CleanSweep 2002, GoBack 3 Personal Edition, Process Viewer and Norton Web Services, an internet-based service provided by CNET CatchUp, designed to provide easy access to updates for hardware drivers, games and other software.

About Roxio

Roxio, Inc. makes the best selling CD burning software in the world enabling people to create, manage and move digital media. Roxio’s suite of digital media products features Easy CD Creator (for Windows), Toast (for Macintosh) and GoBack, the #1 selling system recovery software that enables PC users to “go back” in time to instantly recover from system crashes, virus attacks, failed software installations and data loss. Roxio distributes its products globally through strategic partnerships with major PC and drive manufacturers, national retail chains and Internet partnerships. Roxio’s products are also available at its website, http://www.roxio.com . Headquartered in Milpitas, California, Roxio also maintains offices in Colorado, Minnesota, Germany, and Japan. Roxio currently employs more than 250 people worldwide. Roxio is a member of the S&P SmallCap 600 and the Russell 2000 Index.

About Symantec

Symantec, a world leader in Internet security technology, provides a broad range of content and network security solutions to individuals and enterprises. The company is a leading provider of virus protection, vulnerability assessment, intrusion prevention, Internet content and e-mail filtering, remote management technologies and security services to enterprises around the world. Symantec’s Norton brand of consumer security products leads the market in worldwide retail sales and industry awards. Headquartered in Cupertino, Calif., Symantec has worldwide operations in 37 countries. For more information, please visit our Web site at http://www.symantec.com.

NOTE: Roxio, the Roxio logotype, the Roxio tagline and Burn Everything are trademarks of Roxio, Inc., which may be registered in some jurisdictions. Easy CD Creator, GoBack, and Toast are registered trademarks of Roxio, Inc. in the United States and may be registered in other jurisdictions. All other trademarks used are owned by their respective owners.




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