Media Advisory: Microsoft Corp. and Sun Microsystems, Inc. Press Conference

Editor’s Note:
Updated 11:00 a.m. PST, April 2, 2004 to add transcript and on-demand webcast links.

What:

Microsoft Corp. and Sun Microsystems, Inc. Press Conference

Who:

Microsoft Chief Executive Officer Steve Ballmer; Sun Microsystems Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Scott McNealy

When:

Friday, April 2, 2004
News conference begins: 9 a.m. PST/12 p.m. EST

Where:

The Palace Hotel
2 New Montgomery Street
San Francisco, CA

Listen-only news conference with question-and-answer session following:

United States: (888) 271-9036

International: +1 (706) 679-4835

Webcast:

On-demand webcast of the news conference (available until April 12, 2004)

Transcript:

Written transcript of the news conference

Live news conference satellite coordinates

KU Band – Galaxy 3C / Transponder 18

Audio Replay Information

An audio replay of the news conference will be available approximately one hour after the conference call has ended, until 9 p.m. PDT/12 a.m. EDT, Friday, April 9, 2004.

Replay call-in numbers:

United States: (800) 642-1687
International: +1 (706) 645-9291

(You must reference the Conference ID # 6612071)

Microsoft is a registered trademark of Microsoft Corp. in the United States and/or other countries.

Sun, Sun Microsystems, the Sun logo and The Network Is The Computer are trademarks or registered trademarks of Sun Microsystems, Inc. in the United States and other countries.

For Microsoft contact:

Media only:
Rapid Response Team
Waggener Edstrom
(503) 443-7070
rrt@wagged.com

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

Financial analysts only:
Curt Anderson
Microsoft Investor Relations
(425) 706-3703

For Sun Microsystems contact:

Debbie Walery, Sun Microsystems
(650) 786-8075 (work)
(650) 596-9864 (cell)
debbie.walery@sun.com

Lisa Poulson, Sun Microsystems
(650) 856-8800 (work)
(650) 868-6590 (cell)
lisapoulson@kirtlandenterprisegroup.com

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