Microsoft CEO to Kick Off Launch of New Windows, Office, Exchange Products
Nov. 29, 2006
News conference at NASDAQ also marks Microsoft’s 20th year as a publicly traded company.

NEW YORK CITY — Nov. 29, 2006 —

  • What: Microsoft Corp. will host a news conference and live webcast to announce the availability of the Windows Vista™ operating system, the 2007 Microsoft® Office system and Exchange Server 2007 for business customers with volume license agreements. Microsoft Chief Executive Officer Steve Ballmer will celebrate this historic product launch, which coincides with Microsoft’s 20th year as a publicly traded company, by ringing the bell to open the NASDAQ market.

  • Who: Steve Ballmer, CEO of Microsoft, Chris Liddell, CFO of Microsoft, and executives from Microsoft customer and industry partner companies

  • Where: NASDAQ MarketSite event at Times Square in New York, 43rd St. and Broadway; a live webcast of the news conference will be available.

  • When: The news conference and webcast will begin at 10:35 a.m. EST (7:35 a.m. PST) on Thursday, Nov. 30.

Audio Replay

  • Information: An audio replay of the news conference will be available on the Events and Speeches page of the Microsoft® PressPass Web site at http://www.microsoft.com/presspass approximately one hour after the conference has ended.

Webcast Replay

Sound Bite, B-Roll Satellite Feed Coordinates:

  • 1400-1415 eastern
    C BAND                  AMC 3     Transponder 19                      d/l frequency              4080(H)
    KU                          AMC 2     Transponder 6                        d/l frequency              11820(H)

  • 1600-1615 eastern
    C BAND                  AMC 3     Transponder 19                      d/l frequency              4080(H)
    KU                          AMC 2     Transponder 6                        d/l frequency              11820(H)

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