RESTATED ARTICLES OF INCORPORATION
Pursuant to RCW 23B.10.070, the following Restated Articles of Incorporation are hereby submitted for filing:
The name of the corporation is Microsoft Corporation.
REGISTERED OFFICE AND AGENT
The address of the registered office of the "Corporation" is 5000 Columbia Center, 701 Fifth Avenue, Seattle,
Washington 98104-7078, and the name of the registered agent at such address is PTSGE Corp.
The Corporation is organized for the purposes of transacting any and all lawful business for which a corporation
may be incorporated under the Washington Business Corporation Act, Title 23B of the Revised Code of
Washington, now or hereafter in force (the "Act").
4.1 Authorized Shares. The total number of shares of stock which the Corporation shall have authority to issue is
12,100,000,000 shares, which shall consist of 12,000,000,000 shares of common stock, $.0000125 par value
per share ("Common Shares") and 100,000,000 shares of preferred stock, $.01 par value per share ("Preferred
Shares"). Except as otherwise provided in accordance with these Articles of Incorporation, the Common Shares
shall have the unlimited voting rights, with each share being entitled to one vote, and the rights to receive the net
assets of the Corporation upon dissolution, with each share participating on a pro rata basis.
4.2 Issuance of Preferred Shares. The Board of Directors is hereby authorized from time to time, without
shareholder action, to provide for the issuance of Preferred Shares in one or more series not exceeding in the
aggregate the number of Preferred Shares authorized by these Articles of Incorporation, as amended from time to
time; and to determine with respect to each such series the voting powers, if any (which voting powers, if granted,
may be full or limited), designations, preferences, and relative, participating, option, or other special ri