PC-Doctor(R) Receives The Crystal Wafer Award From AMD at Spring 2001 System Builder Summit

Apr 17, 2001, 01:00 ET from PC-Doctor, Inc.

    EMERYVILLE, Calif., April 17 /PRNewswire/ -- PC-Doctor, Inc., the leading
 global developer of hardware diagnostic and system information tools, was
 awarded The Crystal Wafer Award by AMD (NYSE:   AMD) at the Spring 2001 System
 Builder Summit in Orlando, Florida.
     (Photo:  http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20000404/PCDRLOGO )
     "This award demonstrates that PC-Doctor provides an excellent product and
 service to its customers," Tom Colamonico, vice president of sales at
 PC-Doctor said. "As a leader in the industry, PC-Doctor's products are able to
 consistently provide customers with customized diagnostic solutions to
 increase productivity and avoid costly returns."
     At each System Builder Summit, AMD gives a Crystal Wafer Award to an
 outstanding system builder, partner, ISV partner and IHV partner. PC-Doctor
 won the award based on the criteria of outstanding support of AMD Product
 and/or platform and/or technology and/or co-marketing. The emphasis of the
 award was based on partnership.
     AMD uses PC-Doctor's Service Center 2000 to test its certified products to
 assure quality and industry standardization. PC-Doctor helps AMD reduce
 wrongful returns through a battery of diagnostics tests that are optimized for
 AMD Athlon(TM) and AMD Duron(TM) processor-based systems.
     "We are proud to recognize PC-Doctor for its willingness to support AMD
 platforms and processor products with technology as well as sales and
 marketing efforts for our system building communities throughout North
 America," Lee Little, AMD's director of field marketing for the Americas,
 said.
 
     About AMD
     AMD is a global supplier of integrated circuits for the personal and
 networked computer and communications markets with manufacturing facilities in
 the United States, Europe, Japan, and Asia. AMD, a Fortune 500 and Standard
 & Poor's 500 company, produces microprocessors, flash memory devices, and
 support circuitry for communications and networking applications. Founded in
 1969 and based in Sunnyvale, California, AMD had revenues of $4.6 billion in
 2000.
 
     About PC-Doctor, Inc.
     Founded in 1992, PC-Doctor, Inc. is the leading provider of PC hardware
 diagnostic, customer support and manufacturing tools for the top PC vendors
 and IT organizations worldwide. The company produces the popular PC-Doctor
 software suite used throughout the entire lifecycle of a PC:  development,
 manufacturing, customer support and service. Multi-platform, multi-lingual
 PC-Doctor is the de facto industry standard for PC diagnostics. More than
 40 million units have been shipped to date. PC-Doctor diagnostic tests ship
 with systems from 9 of the 10 leading PC manufacturers worldwide while
 providing the underlying instrumentation for web-based customer support
 solutions such as Dell's OpenManage Resolution Assistant, Hewlett-Packard's
 Instant Support and MicronPC.com's ConnectedSupport.com. Motive Communications
 recently announced its online customer care products' ability to snap into
 PC-Doctor to bring robust diagnostics into the enterprise world.
     PC-DoctorStore.com offers PC-Doctor Service Center 2000, an all-inclusive,
 multi-platform, multi-lingual diagnostics solution for VARs, systems builders,
 integrators, technical support and other IT Professionals. The company
 maintains sales, support and development offices in the U.S., Europe and Asia.
 Additional information about PC-Doctor, Inc. and its products can be obtained
 on the World Wide Web at www.pc-doctor.com or www.pc-doctorstore.com, or call
 510-596-2080.
 
 

SOURCE PC-Doctor, Inc.
    EMERYVILLE, Calif., April 17 /PRNewswire/ -- PC-Doctor, Inc., the leading
 global developer of hardware diagnostic and system information tools, was
 awarded The Crystal Wafer Award by AMD (NYSE:   AMD) at the Spring 2001 System
 Builder Summit in Orlando, Florida.
     (Photo:  http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20000404/PCDRLOGO )
     "This award demonstrates that PC-Doctor provides an excellent product and
 service to its customers," Tom Colamonico, vice president of sales at
 PC-Doctor said. "As a leader in the industry, PC-Doctor's products are able to
 consistently provide customers with customized diagnostic solutions to
 increase productivity and avoid costly returns."
     At each System Builder Summit, AMD gives a Crystal Wafer Award to an
 outstanding system builder, partner, ISV partner and IHV partner. PC-Doctor
 won the award based on the criteria of outstanding support of AMD Product
 and/or platform and/or technology and/or co-marketing. The emphasis of the
 award was based on partnership.
     AMD uses PC-Doctor's Service Center 2000 to test its certified products to
 assure quality and industry standardization. PC-Doctor helps AMD reduce
 wrongful returns through a battery of diagnostics tests that are optimized for
 AMD Athlon(TM) and AMD Duron(TM) processor-based systems.
     "We are proud to recognize PC-Doctor for its willingness to support AMD
 platforms and processor products with technology as well as sales and
 marketing efforts for our system building communities throughout North
 America," Lee Little, AMD's director of field marketing for the Americas,
 said.
 
     About AMD
     AMD is a global supplier of integrated circuits for the personal and
 networked computer and communications markets with manufacturing facilities in
 the United States, Europe, Japan, and Asia. AMD, a Fortune 500 and Standard
 & Poor's 500 company, produces microprocessors, flash memory devices, and
 support circuitry for communications and networking applications. Founded in
 1969 and based in Sunnyvale, California, AMD had revenues of $4.6 billion in
 2000.
 
     About PC-Doctor, Inc.
     Founded in 1992, PC-Doctor, Inc. is the leading provider of PC hardware
 diagnostic, customer support and manufacturing tools for the top PC vendors
 and IT organizations worldwide. The company produces the popular PC-Doctor
 software suite used throughout the entire lifecycle of a PC:  development,
 manufacturing, customer support and service. Multi-platform, multi-lingual
 PC-Doctor is the de facto industry standard for PC diagnostics. More than
 40 million units have been shipped to date. PC-Doctor diagnostic tests ship
 with systems from 9 of the 10 leading PC manufacturers worldwide while
 providing the underlying instrumentation for web-based customer support
 solutions such as Dell's OpenManage Resolution Assistant, Hewlett-Packard's
 Instant Support and MicronPC.com's ConnectedSupport.com. Motive Communications
 recently announced its online customer care products' ability to snap into
 PC-Doctor to bring robust diagnostics into the enterprise world.
     PC-DoctorStore.com offers PC-Doctor Service Center 2000, an all-inclusive,
 multi-platform, multi-lingual diagnostics solution for VARs, systems builders,
 integrators, technical support and other IT Professionals. The company
 maintains sales, support and development offices in the U.S., Europe and Asia.
 Additional information about PC-Doctor, Inc. and its products can be obtained
 on the World Wide Web at www.pc-doctor.com or www.pc-doctorstore.com, or call
 510-596-2080.
 
 SOURCE  PC-Doctor, Inc.