AMENDED AND RESTATED ARTICLES OF INCORPORATION
Pursuant to RCW 23B.10.070, the following Amended and Restated Articles of Incorporation are hereby submitted for
The name of the corporation is Microsoft Corporation.
REGISTERED OFFICE AND AGENT
The address of the registered office of the “Corporation” is 920 Fourth Avenue, Suite 2900, Seattle, Washington 98104,
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 that the Corporation shall have authority to issue is
24,100,000,000 shares, which shall consist of 24,000,000,000 shares of common stock, $0.00000625 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 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
such series the voting powers, if any (which voting powers, if granted, may be fu