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

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

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

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