Media Alert: Microsoft to Announce State Class Action Settlements, Provide Update on Legal Settlements

Last updated: Oct. 28, 2003

What: Microsoft Corp. will announce a number of settlements it has reached on state class action cases and will give an overview/update on settlement efforts over the past year.

Who: Brad Smith, Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary, Law & Corporate Affairs; Rich Wallis, Associate General Counsel

When: Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2003

News conference call will begin at 9 a.m. PST/12 p.m. EST

News Conference Call-In Information

United States: (888) 283-2976 Pass code: Microsoft

International: 1+ (484) 630-0977 Pass code: Microsoft

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Audio Replay Information

An audio replay of the news conference will be available approximately one hour after the call has ended until 5 p.m. PST/8 p.m. EST, Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2003

Replay call-in numbers:

United States: (888) 566-0418

International: 1+ (402) 998-0758

(No pass code is required for either of the replay numbers.)

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Rapid Response Team, Waggener Edstrom for Microsoft, (503) 443-7070, rrt@wagged.com

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Media Relations, Global Communications & Television, (212) 339-9920, mediarelations@gctv.com

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