Tuesday, July 30, 2002

Ontrack disk manager 4.05 automates hard drive installation

New version includes Windows XP operating system support

MINNEAPOLIS, July 30, 2002 – Kroll Ontrack Inc., a provider of data availability software and services and wholly-owned subsidiary of Kroll Inc. (Nasdaq: KROL), the global risk consulting company, today announced the release of Ontrackâ Disk Managerâ 4.05, a new version of its PC hard drive installation utility software.

Ontrack Disk Manager 4.05 is designed for PC enthusiasts and computer technicians who want to extend the life of older PCs by adding a new or additional hard drive. Using a simple graphical interface, Ontrack Disk Manager 4.05 intelligently leads users step-by-step through the entire disk installation process. This newest version of Ontrack Disk Manager includes support for PCs running the Windows XP operating system.

“As PC users download more Internet, video, audio and multimedia files, hard drives continue to fill up quickly,” said Jim Reinert, director of worldwide software for Kroll Ontrack Inc. “With replacement drives quicker and more affordable than ever, adding an additional hard drive or replacing their current drive is a great way for PC users to extend their computer’s longevity.”

With the release of Ontrack Disk Manager 4.05, Kroll Ontrack Inc. builds on its pioneering hard drive installation technology that has assisted over 100 million users install hard drives. Ontrack Disk Manager 4.05 supports installation of any manufacturers’ hard disk drive, including Fujitsu, IBM, Maxtor, Quantum, Samsung, Seagate, Toshiba, and Western Digital.

Ontrack Disk Manager 4.05 is designed to work on any ATA/IDE or SCSI disk drive and supports DOS, Windows 3.X, 95, 98, Me, 2000, XP and Windows NT operating environments. It is available for $59.95 and the upgrade is available for $39.95; both can be purchased at www.ontrack.com or by calling 800-645-3649.

About Kroll Ontrack Inc.
Kroll Ontrack Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Kroll Inc., provides data recovery and electronic evidence services to help individuals, companies, law firms and federal agencies quickly and cost-effectively recover electronic information. Formerly known as ONTRACK Data International, Inc., Kroll Ontrack brings technology expertise to Kroll, the world’s leading risk consulting company. In addition, Kroll Ontrack also brings to the relationship award-winning PC utility software programs and services to help prevent critical data loss through a broad line of problem-solving, file-management and productivity utilities. Kroll Ontrack can be reached online at https://www.krollontrack.com.

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Ben Blomberg, 952-516-3617, Ben.Blomberg@krolldiscovery.com