For Immediate Release

Prosoft Engineering Announces Availability of Data Recycler X v1.3

Pleasanton, CA – June 24, 2004 – Prosoft Engineering announces the
availability of Data Recycler X v1.3 for Mac OS X.

Data Recycler X, a software utility tool built for Mac OS X v10.x, is now
shipping version 1.3, a new release that fixes compatibility issues with
Mac OS X 10.3.3. The new version adds the following new features:

* Files in the cache are now renamed and kept in a flat hierarchy to
prevent \”smart\” installers from finding items in the cache.

* Changed method of notification posting to address the potential security
problem of an application launching at the login screen.

* Path and Owner columns added to file browser.

* Fixed a problem where open-unlinked files could sometimes get shredded.

* Recovered files now have their owner changed to the user running Data
Recycler, so that they can be deleted by that user.

* Support for users with relocated home directories.

About Data Recycler

Simply install Data Recycler, enable your protection preferences and go!
Your system is now protected against accidental file deletion!

If you delete a file on accident, just find your file in the Data Recycler
recovery window and undelete it. Your file is back – that simple.

Includes shredding option which follows the U.S. Department of Defense spec
to ensure sensitive file deletion.

Powerful and Effective

* Three levels of protection ensure data remains safe

* Groundbreaking technology allows for constant monitoring with minimal
impact to the operating system

* Protect files up to half the size of your drive

* Once protected, files remain protected even if the computer is turned off

* Search feature which allows searching through the deleted file list based
on name, date and size new!

* Support for RAID drives new!

* Captures Apple iPhoto deletes new!

* Captures files overwritten by the Finder new!

* File shredder meets and exceedsUS DoD standards new!

* Desktop shredder icon new!


* Data Recycler allows you to set the amount of protection you desire –
levels of protection can be enabled or disabled independently.

* Protects every recently deleted file that will fit into the protection
buffer and you can set the size of the protection buffer to suit your needs

* Data Recycler protects your internal drive as well as all the external
read/write drives on your system including FireWire, SCSI, ATA, and USB

* You can have different preference settings for each of your drives

* You can clear the protection buffer at any time to maximize the free
space on your drive

Data Recycler Protects Your System

E.W.S. Early Warning System for Drive Corruption – Data Recycler
continually monitors your drive for signs of data corruption. If corruption
exists, you will be notified to take steps to protect or recover your data.

Target Customers

* Home User – protection from you or a family member accidentally deleting
important documents or pictures

* Corporate – protect your business from employees accidentally or
maliciously deleting important files

* Educational Institutions – protect your classroom or computer lab from
students accidentally or maliciously deleting important files


* Data Recycler is available for purchase online at for
$49 or at Apple Stores, Fry=92s Electronics, ClubMac, MacMall, MacZone,
MacConnection and

* Product bundles are also available online

About Prosoft Engineering

Established in 1985, Prosoft Engineering, Inc. specializes in creating
professional quality software designed to be easily used by both novice and
expert users. Prosoft\’s line of networking and utility software products
are engineered to empower users to effectively manage their data. Prosoft
Engineering, Inc. is headquartered in Pleasanton, CA.

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