SANTA MONICA, Calif., June 25, 1998 — CyberMedia Inc., the leader in automatic technical support for personal computers, recently announced that CyberMedia file cleanup technology is included in Microsoft® Plus! 98, available today in conjunction with the release of the Microsoft Windows® 98 operating system. By recommending noncritical files for removal, CyberMedia’s file cleaner helps PC users easily free up hard drive space.
“CyberMedia’s file cleanup in Plus! 98 allows Plus! 98 users to easily remove noncritical files,”
said Rob Bennett, group product manager for Windows 98 at Microsoft Corp.
“CyberMedia’s file cleaner allows users to easily clean up their PCs and prevent unused and unwanted files from crowding their hard drives.”
“We’re delighted to be able to give Plus! 98 users a taste of CyberMedia technology,”
said Srikanth Chari, vice president of marketing at CyberMedia.
“All of our automatic technical support software products will soon support Windows 98.”
The inclusion of CyberMedia’s file cleaning technology is part of the Disc Cleanup functionality in Microsoft Plus! 98. Users of Plus! 98 who want additional cleaning features will be directed, via a built-in hot link, to CyberMedia’s Web site, where they can acquire the full-featured version of CyberMedia’s UnInstaller
As a pioneer in the category of automatic technical support (ATS), CyberMedia’s mission is to help computer users any time, anywhere. The company offers a complete set of software and services that provide the highest quality of immediate help to computer users at home and work, all over the world.
™product line includes First Aid® to fix automatically the common problems users of Windows face; Oil Change
to update PCs with many of the latest third-party bug fixes, patches and drivers; UnInstaller to remove unwanted Windows-based applications; Guard Dog Deluxe
to safeguard Internet security and privacy; and the CyberMedia Support Server line of automatic technical support software for corporations and midsize businesses.
Founded in 1991, CyberMedia (Nasdaq
) employs more than 250 people, with company headquarters in Santa Monica, Calif., and offices in San Jose, Calif.; Portland, Ore.; Washington, D.C.; Japan; Ireland; and India. For additional information, contact CyberMedia Inc., 2850 Ocean Park Blvd., Santa Monica, CA 90405; (310) 664-5000; fax (310) 664-4720; or visit the CyberMedia Web site at http://www.cybermedia.com/ .
Founded in 1975, Microsoft (Nasdaq
) is the worldwide leader in software for personal computers. The company offers a wide range of products and services for business and personal use, each designed with the mission of making it easier and more enjoyable for people to take advantage of the full power of personal computing every day.
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CyberMedia and First Aid are registered trademarks and ActiveHelp, Oil Change, Guard Dog, UnInstaller and the CyberMedia logo are trademarks of CyberMedia Inc.
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