IMPORTANT: Microsoft Word 97 post-service release fixes are cumulative. The latest update contains all of the fixes since Service Release 2. If you install the latest update for Word 97, you do not need to install any other updates after Service Release 2.
For additional information about the fixes included in the latest update for Word97, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
265374 WD97: Post Service Release Fixes for Word 97
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article.