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Is your bloodline Royal? Is that entrepreneurial spirit an inherited flair? Did your ancestors come from overseas?

The exciting climax to the fourth series of BBC’s Who Do You Think You Are? last night revealed some surprising Royal connections for Matthew Pinsent, four times Olympic Gold medallist. Other TV personalities have traced family lines overseas, unearthed inherited personality traits and taken journeys back into the past.

Viewers of the hit TV series may have been inspired to unlock the secrets of their own ancestors’ lives and can now embark on a rewarding and emotional journey of discovery with a special offer on Who Do You Think You Are? Family Tree Maker Deluxe software.

Who Do You Think You Are? Family Tree Maker Deluxe is the official PC software of the BBC television series, and is available from Avanquest Software at a reduced price of £29.99 from their online shop. Starting with just a few basic facts about you and your family, you can easily build up a complete picture of your family history.

The software automatically searches, the UK's largest collection of family history records online, helping you track down information on distant relatives via birth, marriage & death records and census recordings. You can then bring your family history to life by creating a whole host of trees, charts, reports and even albums to share with family and friends.

Use Family Tree Maker to present your relatives with their own family book filled with stories, charts, photographs, maps and timelines. You can also share your findings digitally on CD-ROM or a free internet home page.

Some of the features now available include:
- Family tree printouts of celebrities featured in the show
- Printed guide to researching your family history
- Family Tree Maker Training DVD

Notes to editors:
Who Do You Think You Are Family Tree Maker Deluxe is priced at £29.99 from Avanquest Software

System Requirements
Windows® 98/Me/XP Pentium® II 300 Mhz processor (333 Mhz for XP). SVGA video card capable of displaying 800x600x16-bit resolution. 150MB hard disk space 2 X CD-ROM (CDR/RW drive required to back up files to CD). Microsoft ® Internet Explorer 6.0 56kbs modem/cable or DSL and an internet connection is required for the online features. Works with most popular printers (monochrome and colour) supported by Windows®, Windows® compatible mouse and keyboard Training DVD requires a DVD player.

About Avanquest Software
Avanquest Software is a leading developer and global publisher of best-selling personal and professional software designed for utilities, office productivity, communications and mobility worldwide. Headquartered in France, with operating units, subsidiaries and offices located in United States, France, Germany, Great Britain, Italy, Spain, China, Korea, and Japan, Avanquest Software products are marketed in over 100 countries, through e-commerce, OEM partnerships and IT resellers. Founded in 1984 as BVRP Software and listed since December 1996 on Euronext (ISIN FR0004026714), Avanquest Software forms part of the Eurolist, NextEconomy segment and SBF 250 index. In 2006, Avanquest Software posted revenues of €74.3M. Additional information on Avanquest Software is available at

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