Microsoft Word Viewer
This is the last version of the Word Viewer released by Microsoft. Word Viewer lets you view and print a Word document without installing MS Office.
After you install Word Viewer, on the File menu, click Open. In the Look in list, click the drive, folder, or Internet location that contains the file you want to open.
In the folder list, locate the file, or locate and open the folder that contains the file.
Click the file, and then click Open.
Note: To preview the contents of the file before you click Open, on the Views menu click Preview.