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Description of the Microsoft Word Viewer 97-2000
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Microsoft Word Viewer 97-2000 is a download that lets users who do not own Microsoft Word view and print documents that were created in Word. Word 97-2000 Viewer can open documents that were created with all earlier versions of Word for Windows and with version 4.x and later versions of Microsoft Word for Macintosh.
Before December 15, 2004, there were two versions of Microsoft Word Viewer 97-2000 available for download: a 16-bit Windows version and a 32-bit Windows version. Both of these downloads are replaced by a newer version of the Microsoft Word Viewer. For additional information about how to obtain the latest version of Microsoft Word Viewer, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/891090/ )How to obtain the latest Microsoft Word Viewer
Features of Microsoft Word Viewer 97-2000Microsoft Word Viewer 97-2000 is optimized for displaying Word documents in Microsoft Internet Explorer 3.x and later versions. Word Viewer 97-2000 includes the following features:
TroubleshootingIf you installed Microsoft Word Viewer and are observing unusual behavior, reinstall it by using the appropriate method for your operating system.
Windows 95 or Windows NT 4.0 or a later version:
Uninstalling Word ViewerTo remove Word Viewer from your system, start Word Viewer Setup as described earlier in this article, and then click Remove All. After the uninstall is complete, start Word to restore its settings.