Media Alert: Microsoft Executives to Make Significant Company Announcement
Feb. 21, 2008
Details of the announcement will be provided during a press teleconference.

REDMOND, Wash. — Feb. 21, 2008

Who:

  • Steve Ballmer, chief executive officer of Microsoft Corp.;

  • Ray Ozzie, chief software architect;

  • Bob Muglia, senior vice president of the Server and Tools Business; and

  • Brad Smith, senior vice president and general counsel for Legal and Corporate Affairs.

Note: This announcement is not about Microsoft’s proposed acquisition of Yahoo! Inc. It will not be discussed during this call.

When:

  • 8:30 a.m. PST (17:30 CET) to 9:15 a.m. PST (18:15 CET), Thursday, Feb. 21, 2008

Teleconference Information: Listen-only news conference

  • U.S. dial-in: (888) 810-3138 (toll-free) or (630) 395-0279 (toll)

  • International dial-in: Please see below for a listing of numbers

  • Verbal passcode: Microsoft

An executive Q&A session will directly follow the news announcement, during which participants will have the opportunity to submit questions.

Country or Region

Toll Number

Freephone/Toll-Free Number

Argentina

n/a

0800-777-0466

Australia, Adelaide

61-8-8121-4872

1-800-098-380

Australia, Brisbane

61-7-3102-0972

1-800-098-380

Australia, Canberra

61-2-6100-1972

1-800-098-380

Australia, Melbourne

61-3-9010-7743

1-800-098-380

Australia, Perth

61-8-9467-5253

1-800-098-380

Australia, Sydney

61-2-8211-1392

1-800-098-380

Austria

43-1-92-86-508

0800-677-286

Belgium

32-2-400-1325

0800-4-9718

Brazil

n/a

0800-8911991

Chile

n/a

1230-020-0323

China

n/a

10800-712-1296

China

n/a

10800-120-1296

Colombia

n/a

01800-9-156436

Czech Republic

420-2-25-98-56-56

800-700-224

Denmark

45-7014-0274

8088-5430

Finland

358-106-33-198

0-800-1-12828

France, Lyon

33-4-26-69-12-89

080-510-0983

France, Marseille

33-4-86-06-00-89

080-510-0983

France, Paris

33-1-70-70-84-55

080-510-0983

Germany

49-69-2222-3467

0800-101-7055

Greece

49-69-2222-3467

08000-12-6809

Hong Kong

852-2286-5638

800-908-208

Hungary

n/a

06-800-17568

India

n/a

000-800-852-12

Indonesia

n/a

001-803-011-36

Ireland

353-1-247-5393

1800-932-053

Israel

39-02-3604-7039

1-80-9214710

Italy

39-02-3604-7039

800-906-460

Japan, Osaka

81-6-7739-4773

0034-800-40065

Japan, Tokyo

81-3-5539-5160

0034-800-40065

Luxembourg

352-27-000-1349

n/a

Malaysia

n/a

1-800-81-2060

Mexico

n/a

001-866-839-34

Netherlands

31-20-707-6857

0800-343-4364

New Zealand

64-9-970-4656

0800-441-333

Norway

47-21-59-00-47

800-11118

Panama

n/a

011-001-800-50

Poland

n/a

00-800-1211774

Portugal

n/a

8008-60134

Russia

n/a

8-10-8002-0074

Singapore

65-6883-9204

800-120-4247

Slovak Republic

421-2-322-422-29

n/a

South Africa

n/a

080-09-92283

South Korea

82-2-6744-1058

00798-14800-66

Spain

34-91-414-00-91

800-099-387

Sweden

46-8-505-98-263

0200-893-409

Switzerland

41-44-580-3896

0800-001-214

Taiwan

886-2-2795-7354

00801-137-661

Thailand

n/a

001-800-1206-6

United Kingdom, Birmingham

44-121-210-9029

0800-279-9630

United Kingdom, Glasgow

44-141-202-3229

0800-279-9630

United Kingdom, Leeds

44-113-301-2129

0800-279-9630

United Kingdom, London

44-20-7108-6390

0800-279-9630

United Kingdom, Manchester

44-161-601-1429

0800-279-9630

Uruguay

n/a

000-413-598-34

Venezuela

n/a

0800-1-00-3211

Transcript: A written transcript of the news conference will be available on the PressPass Web site two hours after the conference call has ended.

Audio Replay Information: An audio replay of the news conference will be available approximately one hour after the conference call has ended, and will be available online for 30 days. To access the audio replay, please use the following:

U.S. dial-in: (800) 945-2760

International dial-in: +1 (402) 220-3538

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