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Press Release Summary:

Spring Cleaning® 5.0.1, optimized for Mac OS X, provides 16+ tools that remove clutter to increase performance and protect online privacy. Update is compatible with Mac OS 10.2 Jaguar and includes System Menu fix, Dockling Applications, and Cookie Editor. Power Cleaning Tools include Duplicates Finder(TM), Empty Folder Finder(TM), Fat App Slimmer(TM), and Mail Cleaner(TM). Also provided, iClean includes Cookie Tosser, Alias Fixer(TM), Web Cache Files Remover(TM), and Internet History Files Remover(TM).

Original Press Release:

Aladdin Updates Spring Cleaning to 5.0.1-New Release Provides Jaguar Mac OS 10.2 Compatibility

Spring Cleaning, The #1 Uninstaller, Removes Computing And Internet Clutter For Better Macintosh Performance, Privacy And Security

Watsonville, CA - October 31, 2002 - Aladdin Systems, Inc., an Aladdin Systems Holdings, Inc. company (OTC BB: ALHI), today released Spring Cleaning(r) 5.0.1. Spring Cleaning, the #1 uninstaller for the Macintosh, provides tools to clean computers and protect online privacy. Optimized for Mac OS X, Spring Cleaning 5.0.1 provides over 16 powerful, easy-to-use tools to help users safely and easily remove hard drive and Internet clutter to increase Mac performance and protect online privacy. The 5.0.1 update features compatibility with the latest Mac OS, 10.2 (Jaguar) including: a System Menu fix, Dockling Applications for increased accessibility to System Menu features, and an improved Cookie Editor for easier navigation and cookie deletion.

Higher Learning Magazine, September issue said: "...Spring Cleaning 5.0 is a must-have application for Mac is a user-friendly application that guides you through the steps of each process..."

Spring Cleaning Includes 16+ Power Cleaning Tools
The 16 cleaning options included are: AccessMonitor(tm), Alias Fixer, Custom Search, Document Finder(tm), Duplicates Finder(tm), Empty Folder Finder(tm), Fat App Slimmer(tm), File Checker(tm), Font Finder(tm), Mail Cleaner(tm), Help Finder(tm), Internet Cache Finder(tm), MacUninstaller(tm), Orphan Adopter(tm), Orphaned Pref Finder(tm), Storage Items Finder(tm). Plus the bonus program, iClean for Internet privacy and clutter removal, includes Cookie Tosser, Alias Fixer(tm), Web Cache Files Remover(tm), Internet History Files Remover(tm), and Empty Trash.

"Because Spring Cleaning finds everything for you, it makes cleaning clutter much easier," said Pauline Shumake, product Manager. "In fact, stated: 'While Mac OS X is still far more simple, neater, and cleaner than Windows, apps like Spring Cleaning might be getting a bit more attention from Mac users not wanting to learn the ins and outs of the Mac OS X file system.'"

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Pricing, Availability and Requirements
The Spring Cleaning 5.0.1 update is available directly from Aladdin: and is free to registered Spring Cleaning 5.0 users. Spring Cleaning ($49.99) is sold at major retailers, mail order catalogs, through Aladdin's international partner network, and is distributed by Ingram Micro, EMJ Data Systems LTD, The Douglas Stewart Company, Softline UK and PICA Software.

A special $29.99 offer is being extended to registered owners of Mac disk utilities made by Symantec, Micromat, Alsoft, Webroot and Casady & Greene.

Upgrade Pricing Still Available From Previous Versions
Upgrades are available directly from Aladdin for $29.99 for registered owners of Spring Cleaning and iClean or by submitting the $20 mail-in rebate from retailers nationwide. More information is available at

Spring Cleaning requires a Power Macintosh computer, running Mac OS 8.6 or higher, including Mac OS X, with at least 8MB of RAM; Carbon Lib 1.5 or higher.

Aladdin Systems, Inc: The Leader in Access Management(tm) Founded in 1988, Aladdin Systems, Inc, an Aladdin Systems Holdings, Inc. company (OTC BB: ALHI), develops and publishes award-winning software solutions for Windows, Macintosh, Linux, and Solaris, including the new StuffIt X technology, integrating compression with security and safety options to meet the requirements of today's business and digital lifestyle. Aladdin enables people and business to communicate and manage their ideas and information. Aladdin's software offers a range of solutions empowering users in the area of information access, removal, recovery, security, and Internet distribution.

Aladdin is located at 245 Westridge Drive, Watsonville, CA 95076, USA; telephone: (831)761-6200; Fax: (831)761-6206. For more information about Aladdin, visit the company Web site at: or e-mail:

Spring Cleaning, iClean, and the Aladdin logo are trademarks or registered of Aladdin Systems, Inc. All other product names are registered trademarks or trademarks of their respective holders.

Come see Aladdin at COMDEX in Las Vegas, November 18-22, 2002 in the Microsoft Partner Pavilion and at ShowStoppers 11/18/02

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