REDMOND, Wash. — Dec. 22, 2005 — Microsoft Corp. will release fiscal 2006 second-quarter financial results after the close of the market on Thursday, Jan. 26, 2006. A live webcast of the earnings conference call will be made available at 2:30 p.m. PST on the Microsoft Investor Relations Web site at http://www.microsoft.com/msft.
The company will also host the following upcoming event for the financial community. Interested parties can listen to a webcast of this event on Microsoft’s Investor Relations Web site at http://www.microsoft.com/msft:
Investor Relations Financial Analyst Briefing at 2006 International CES
Thursday, Jan. 5, 2006
1 p.m. PST
Robbie Bach, president, Entertainment and Devices Division, Microsoft
Founded in 1975, Microsoft (Nasdaq “MSFT”) is the worldwide leader in software, services and solutions that help people and businesses realize their full potential.
For more information, financial analysts and investors only:
Colleen Healy, senior director, Investor Relations, (425) 706-3703
For more information, press only:
Rapid Response Team, Waggener Edstrom Worldwide, (503) 443-7070, rrt@WaggenerEdstrom.com
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