1 CHECKFREE HOLDINGS CORPORATION 4411 EAST JONES BRIDGE ROAD NORCROSS, GEORGIA 30092 October 1, 1999 VIA EDGAR - --------- Securities and Exchange Commission 450 Fifth Street, N.W. Washington, D.C. 20549 Re: CheckFree Holdings Corporation Registration Statement on Form S-3 (Registration No. 333-79695) Ladies and Gentlemen: Please be advised that CheckFree Holdings Corporation (the "Company") hereby requests withdrawal of the above-mentioned Registration Statement pursuant to Rules 477 and 478 of Regulation C promulgated by the Securities and Exchange Commission under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended. The Registration Statement was originally filed on June 1, 1999 and was declared effective by the Securities and Exchange Commission on June 21, 1999. As no securities were sold, or will be sold, pursuant to the Registration Statement, the Company hereby requests withdrawal of said Registration Statement (Registration No. 333-79695). Very truly yours, CHECKFREE HOLDINGS CORPORATION By: /s/ Peter J. Kight ------------------------------------ Peter J. Kight, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer cc: Elaine Wolfe, SEC