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Smith Micro's Consumer Group Releases New Version of Uninstaller And Cleaning Software - Spring Cleaning® 9

Feb 21, 2007
Highly-Anticipated, Version 9 Redesigned for Faster Performance and Efficiency

ALISO VIEJO, CA - Smith Micro Software, Inc.'s (NASDAQ: SMSI) Consumer Group today released Spring Cleaning® 9, the latest version of its all-in-one cleaning and uninstaller software for the Mac. From its new, fully-integrated Graphical User Interface, to its enhanced cleaning and maintenance features, version 9 significantly improves the ability to maintain, organize and keep the Mac operating at peak performance.

"Spring Cleaning 9 brings our customers a myriad of technological enhancements, all of which are designed to boost system utilization and help optimize and protect the Mac," said Pauline Shumake, Senior Product Manager, Smith Micro Software, Inc. "The addition of this new version to our existing line of products further demonstrates Smith Micro's continuous commitment to enhance and improve the computing experience for the Mac user."

Significant Enhancements and Benefits:

  • NEW! Graphical User Interface - Spring Cleaning 9 features an easy-to-use GUI with full Universal Binary support for greater speed and performance.
  • NEW! User-Friendly - New version includes cleaning and maintenance tabs designed for easy access to Spring Cleaning's powerful tools.
  • NEW! Scheduler - Users can set a schedule for Spring Cleaning to conveniently run regular maintenance tasks.
  • NEW! Launch Services Rebuilder - Mac OS X's Launch Services can get easily corrupted leaving users with annoying errors when opening files. Spring Cleaning's Launch Services Rebuilder repairs this system function and allows files to automatically open the correct application.
  • NEW! Permissions Fixer - Version 9 ends the "permissions" nightmare by allowing users to easily correct permissions settings on their files.
  • NEW! Spotlight Index Rebuilder - The Spotlight Index can become easily corrupted and cause incomplete results. Spring Cleaning 9 has the ability to delete the old index and rebuild a new one.
  • NEW! System Cache Cleaner - Incremental Mac OS X updates can cause corruption and error messages to pop up. Spring Cleaning clears out System Cache and gets rid of annoying errors messages.
  • NEW! Housekeeping Scripts Runner - Spring Cleaning 9 allows users to run important Mac OS X scripts at the most convenient times possible.
  • NEW! History Editor - Spring Cleaning allows users to easily remove selected URL's from their Internet browser history files for greater privacy and ease when locating previously visited URLs.
  • NEW! Secure Delete Free Space - Spring Cleaning ensures that the deleted files cannot be recovered or "undeleted" by a third party.
  • Improved! Storage - Spring Cleaning has an improved temporary holding area to allow users to test changes and restore their files.

Pricing and Availability:The MSRP for Spring Cleaning is $49.99. The application is available at the Smith Micro web store at: and popular retailers, catalogs and distribution partners worldwide.

Registered users of any version of Spring Cleaning can upgrade to Spring Cleaning 9.0 for $19.99. This upgrade offer is good until June 30, 2007. To upgrade, please visit:

System Requirements:

Spring Cleaning 9 requires Mac OS X 10.4. System Snapshot requires Mac OS X 10.3.9.

To learn more about Spring Cleaning and our complete line of software, visit: or

About Smith Micro Software:

Smith Micro Software, Inc., headquartered in Aliso Viejo, California, develops and markets wireless communication, broadband and utility software products. The company designs integrated cross platform, easy-to-use software for personal and business computing worldwide. With a focus on wireless, broadband and Internet technologies, the company's products and services enable wireless communications, file and image compression, digital image and music management. The award-winning software solutions empower Windows and Macintosh users in the areas of information access, removal, recovery, security, and Internet distribution. Smith Micro's complete line of products is available through Smith Micro's Enterprise Group, Channel Sales Group, OEM Sales Group, direct from our websites, retail and value-added resellers (VARs) channels. Smith Micro's common stock trades on The NASDAQ Global Market under the symbol SMSI.

Safe Harbor Statement: This release may contain forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties, including without limitation forward-looking statements relating to the company's financial prospects and projections, the company's ability to increase its business and the anticipated timing and financial performance of new products and potential acquisitions. Among the important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements are new and changing technologies, customer acceptance of those technologies, fluctuations or cancellations in orders from customers, new and continuing adverse economic conditions, and the company's ability to compete effectively with other software companies. These and other factors discussed in the company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including its filings on Forms 10-K and 10-Q, could cause actual results to differ materially from those presented in any forward-looking statements. Smith Micro assumes no obligation to update any forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances occurring after the date of this press release.

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