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Acquired bySymantec

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Phone61 2 8966 2900


North Sydney, AUS
Level 6
80 Arthur Street
North Sydney, NSW 2060, AUS


PC Tools

PC Tools Pty Ltd. develops and publishes security and utility software for consumers and enterprises markets. Its products include Spyware Doctor, which provides spyware protection to secure Windows personal computers; PC Tools AntiVirus that offers protection against virus infections; Registry Mechanic, a registry cleaner to fix Windows errors; and File Recover, which recovers files from hard drives, floppy drives, and fixed media. The company also provides Privacy Guardian, a privacy software to erase online Internet tracks and program activity; Spam Monitor, an anti-spam filter for protecting inbox against unsolicited junk emails; and PC Tools Firewall Plus, a personal firewall that protects computers from intruders and controls the network traffic. In addition, PC Tools offers ThreatFire, which detects malicious behavior used by malware threats; and Desktop Maestro, which tools for optimal system performance, stability, and user privacy. Its clients include users, small businesses, non-profit and community organizations, educational institutions, and government agencies. The company offers its products through a network of distributors, resellers, and retailers. PC Tools Pty Ltd. was founded in 1998 and is based in North Sydney, Australia with additional offices in San Francisco and Boulder, Colorado; Hammersmith Grove, the United Kingdom; Kiev, Ukraine; Shannon, Ireland; and Melbourne, Australia. As of October 6, 2008, PC Tools Pty Ltd. operates as a subsidiary of Symantec Corporation.

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