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Article ID: 891090 - Last Review: November 27, 2012 - Revision: 12.0

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Word Viewer lets you view and print Microsoft Word documents on a computer that does not have Microsoft Word installed.

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Word Viewer

Word Viewer lets you view print and copy Word documents on a computer that does not have Word installed. This download is a replacement for Word Viewer 2003 and all previous Word Viewer versions. For more information, click the following link for “How to obtain Word Viewer.”

Please note that there was not a Word Viewer created for Word 2013, 2010 or 2007. To view Word 2013, 2010 and 2007 documents, please download the following link and install the Office Compatibility Pack noted below.

How to obtain Word Viewer

To download Word Viewer from the Microsoft Download Center, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=3657ce88-7cfa-457a-9aec-f4f827f20cac&displaylang=en (http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=3657ce88-7cfa-457a-9aec-f4f827f20cac&displaylang=en)

Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack for Word, Excel, and PowerPoint 2007 and later versions file formats

The Compatibility Pack for Word, Excel, and PowerPoint 2007 and later versions file formats lets you view and print Word documents on a computer that does not have Word 2013, 2010 or 2007 installed.  For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
923505  (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/923505/ ) How to install the Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack so that you can use earlier versions of Excel, PowerPoint, and Word to open and to save files from 2007 Office programs

How to obtain the Compatibility Pack

To download the Compatibility Pack from the Microsoft Download Center, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=941B3470-3AE9-4AEE-8F43-C6BB74CD1466&displaylang=en (http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=941B3470-3AE9-4AEE-8F43-C6BB74CD1466&displaylang=en)

Applies to
  • Microsoft Word 2013
  • Microsoft Word 2010
  • Microsoft Office Word 2007
  • Microsoft Word 2002
  • Microsoft Word 2000
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