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ACCESSION NUMBER: 0001032210-00-000198
CONFORMED SUBMISSION TYPE: SC 13G
PUBLIC DOCUMENT COUNT: 1
FILED AS OF DATE: 20000210
SUBJECT COMPANY:
COMPANY DATA:
COMPANY CONFORMED NAME: WINK COMMUNICATIONS INC
CENTRAL INDEX KEY: 0001062157
STANDARD INDUSTRIAL CLASSIFICATION: RADIO & TV
BROADCASTING & COMMUNICATIONS EQUIPMENT [3663]
IRS NUMBER: 943212322
STATE OF INCORPORATION: DE
FISCAL YEAR END: 1231
FILING VALUES:
FORM TYPE: SC 13G
SEC ACT:
SEC FILE NUMBER: 005-57475
FILM NUMBER: 531666
BUSINESS ADDRESS:
STREET 1: 1001 MARINA VILLAGE PARKWAY
CITY: ALAMEDA
STATE: CA
ZIP: 94501
BUSINESS PHONE: 5103372950
MAIL ADDRESS:
STREET 1: 1001 MARINA VILLAGE PARKWAY
CITY: ALAMEDA
STATE: CA
ZIP: 94501
FILED BY:
COMPANY DATA:

COMPANY CONFORMED NAME: MICROSOFT CORP
CENTRAL INDEX KEY: 0000789019
STANDARD INDUSTRIAL CLASSIFICATION: SERVICES-PREPACKAGED
SOFTWARE [7372]
IRS NUMBER: 911144442
STATE OF INCORPORATION: WA
FISCAL YEAR END: 0630
FILING VALUES:
FORM TYPE: SC 13G
BUSINESS ADDRESS:
STREET 1: ONE MICROSOFT WAY #BLDG 8
STREET 2: NORTH OFFICE 2211
CITY: REDMOND
STATE: WA
ZIP: 98052
BUSINESS PHONE: 4258828080
MAIL ADDRESS:
STREET 1: ONE MICROSOFT WAY - BLDG 8
STREET 2: NORTH OFFICE 2211
CITY: REDMOND
STATE: WA
ZIP: 98052-6399
SC 13G
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SCHEDULE 13G

UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
SCHEDULE 13G

Under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
(Amendment No._____)*
WINK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.
(Name of Issuer)

Common Stock
(Title of Class of Securities)
974168106
(CUSIP Number)
(Date of Event Which Requires Filing of this Statement)
Robert A. Eshelman, Esq.
General Counsel, Finance & Operations
Microsoft Corporation
One Microsoft Way
Redmond, Washington 98052-6399
(425) 882-8080
(Name, Address and Telephone Number of Person Authorized to Receive Notices
and
Communications)
Check the appropriate box to designate the rule pursuant to which this Schedule
is filed:
[_] Rule 13d-1(b)
[X] Rule 13d-1(c)
[_] Rule 13d-1(d)
*The remainder of this cover page shall be filled out for a reporting person's
initial filing on this form with respect to the subject class of securities, and
for any subsequent amendment containing information which would alter the
disclosures provided in a prior cover page.
The information required on the remainder of this cover page shall not be
deemed to be "filed" for the purpose of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange
Act of 1934 ("Act") or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section of
the Act but shall be subject to all other provisions of the Act (however, see
the Notes).

- -----------------------------------------------------------------------------CUSIP NO.: 974168106
- -----------------------------------------------------------------------------1 NAME OF REPORTING PERSON
Microsoft Corporation

S.S. OR I.R.S. IDENTIFICATION NO. OF ABOVE PERSON
91-1144442
- -----------------------------------------------------------------------------2 CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP
(a) [_]
(b) [_]
- -----------------------------------------------------------------------------3 SEC USE ONLY

- -----------------------------------------------------------------------------4 CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION
State of Washington
- -----------------------------------------------------------------------------5 SOLE VOTING POWER
NUMBER OF
2,500,000
SHARES
----------------------------------------------------------6 SHARED VOTING POWER
BENEFICIALLY
OWNED BY
-0----------------------------------------------------------EACH
7 SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER
REPORTING
2,500,000
PERSON
----------------------------------------------------------8 SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER
WITH
-0- -----------------------------------------------------------------------------9 AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH
REPORTING PERSON
2,500,000
- -----------------------------------------------------------------------------10 CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (9) EXCLUDES
CERTAIN SHARES [_]
- -----------------------------------------------------------------------------11 PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (9)
8.34%

- -----------------------------------------------------------------------------12 TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON
CO
- -----------------------------------------------------------------------------Item 1.
(a) Name of Issuer: Wink Communications, Inc.
-------------(b) Address of Issuer's Principal Executive Offices:
----------------------------------------------1001 Marina Village Parkway
Alameda, CA 94501
Item 2.
2
(a) Name of Person Filing: Microsoft Corporation
--------------------(b) Address of Principal Business Office:
-----------------------------------One Microsoft Way
Redmond, Washington 98052-6399
(c) Citizenship: State of Washington
----------(d) Title of Class of Securities: Common Stock
---------------------------(e) CUSIP Number: 974168106
-----------Item 3. Not Applicable.
Item 4. Ownership
--------(a) Amount Beneficially Owned: 2,500,000
------------------------(b) Percent of Class: 8.34%
----------------

(1) Microsoft Corporation ("Microsoft") is the registered holder of
2,500,000 shares of Common Stock. Pursuant to Rule 13d-1(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, Microsoft is required to
file a Schedule 13G with respect to such shares by February 14, 2000.
Microsoft became the registered holder of such shares of Common Stock
by virtue of the effectiveness of that certain Form S-1 of Wink
Communications, Inc. on or about August 24, 1999 and the completion of
the initial public offering of Common Stock of Wink Communications,
Inc. Upon completion of such initial public offering, Microsoft's
2,500,000 shares of preferred stock in Wink Communications, Inc.
automatically converted into Common Stock on a one-for-one basis.
(2) Based on 29,991,000, the number of shares of Common Stock
outstanding as of October 31, 1999 (as reported in Wink Communications,
Inc.'s Form 10-Q filed with the SEC on November 15, 1999), Microsoft's
percentage ownership is 8.34% as of the date of this filing.
(c) Number of shares as to which such person has:
------------------------------------------(i) sole power to vote or to direct the vote
----------------------------------------

2,500,000

(ii) shared power to vote or to direct the vote -0-----------------------------------------(iii) sole power to dispose or to direct the
-------------------------------------disposition of
2,500,000
-------------(iv) shared power to dispose or to direct the
---------------------------------------disposition of
-0-------------Item 5. Ownership of Five Percent or Less of a Class
-------------------------------------------Not Applicable.
Item 6. Ownership of More than Five Percent on Behalf of Another Person
--------------------------------------------------------------Not Applicable.
Item 7. Identification and Classification of the Subsidiary Which Acquired the
---------------------------------------------------------------------Security Being Reported on By the Parent Holding Company
--------------------------------------------------------

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Not Applicable.
Item 8. Identification and Classification of Members of the Group
--------------------------------------------------------Not Applicable.
Item 9. Notice of Dissolution of a Group
-------------------------------Not Applicable.
Item 10. Certification
------------By signing below I certify that, to the best of my knowledge and
belief, the securities referred to above were not acquired and are not held for
the purpose of or with the effect of changing or influencing the control of the
issuer of the securities and were not acquired and are not held in connection
with or as a participant in any transaction having that purpose or effect.
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SIGNATURE
After reasonable inquiry and to the best of my knowledge and belief, I
certify that the information set forth in this statement is true, complete and
correct.
February 7, 2000
MICROSOFT CORPORATION
By /s/ Robert A. Eshelman
-----------------------------Robert A. Eshelman
General Counsel, Finance & Operations

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