Media Alert: Absolute Software at CES

Absolute Software to attend 2010 International Consumer Electronics Show

VANCOUVER, Dec. 17 /CNW/ - Absolute(R) Software Corporation ("Absolute" or the "Company") (TSX: ABT), the leading provider of firmware-based, patented, computer theft recovery, data protection and secure IT asset management solutions announced today that it will be exhibiting at the 2010 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES(R)) at the Las Vegas Convention Center, booth central No. 8953. During the show, Absolute will demonstrate a major enhancement to its consumer theft recovery and data protection product, Computrace(R) LoJack(R) for Laptops.

When: Thursday, January 7 - Sunday January 10, 2010

Where: Las Vegas Convention Center, booth central No. 8953.

Absolute Software will also be attending ShowStoppers on January 7, 2010 from 6 - 10pm at The Wynn, Lafitte Ballroom, Las Vegas.

What: Absolute Software will showcase new functionality and updates to its Computrace and Computrace LoJack for Laptops products

    -   Computrace LoJack for Laptops by Absolute Software offers computer
        theft recovery and remote data deletion for consumers; using any
        Internet connection, Absolute can track computers, remotely delete
        data and recover stolen computers
    -   Computrace, the corporate product from Absolute, also offers these
        services, with the addition of IT asset management, geolocation and
        Device Freeze functionality
    -   Booth visitors will be able to see how a theft recovery works
    -   Absolute will also be making a major announcement at CES regarding
        enhanced functionality for Computrace LoJack for Laptops

About Absolute Software

Absolute Software Corporation (TSX: ABT) is the leader in computer theft recovery, data protection and Secure Asset Tracking(R) solutions. Absolute Software provides organizations and consumers with solutions in the areas of regulatory compliance, data protection and theft recovery. The Company's Computrace software is embedded in the firmware of computers by global leaders, including Acer, ASUS, Dell, Fujitsu, General Dynamics Itronix, HP, Lenovo, Motion, Panasonic and Toshiba, and the Company has reselling partnerships with these OEMs and others, including Apple. For more information about Absolute Software and Computrace, visit and

Forward-Looking Statements

This press release contains forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties. These forward-looking statements relate to, among other things, the expected performance, functionality and availability of our services and products, and other expectations, intentions and plans contained in this press release that are not historical fact. When used in this press release, the words "plan," "expect," "believe," and similar expressions generally identify forward-looking statements. These statements reflect our current expectations. They are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties, including, but not limited to, changes in technology and general market conditions. In light of the many risks and uncertainties you should understand that we cannot assure you that the forward-looking statements contained in this press release will be realized.

(C)2009 Absolute Software Corporation. All rights reserved. Computrace, Absolute and Secure Asset Tracking are registered trademarks of Absolute Software Corporation. LoJack is a registered trademark of LoJack Corporation, used under license by Absolute Software Corporation. LoJack Corporation is not responsible for any content herein. Computrace U.S. patents No. 5,715,174, No. 5,764,892, No. 5,802,280, No. 5,896,497, No. 6,244,758, No. 6,269,392, No. 6,300,863, and No. 6,507,914. Canadian patents No. 2,284,806 and No. 2,205,370. U.K. patents No. EP793823 and No. GB2338101. German patent No. 695 125 34.6-08. Australian patent No. 699045. Japanese patent No. JP4067035. The Toronto Stock Exchange has neither approved nor disapproved of the information contained in this news release.

SOURCE Absolute Software Corporation

For further information: For further information: Public Relations: Leslie Campisi, Affect Strategies, or (212) 398-9680 x144; Investor Relations: Dave Mason, CFA, The Equicom Group, or (416) 815-0700 x237

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