Only download this if you don't have Word; it allows you to open and view Word 97 and Word 2000 documents.

With the Microsoft Word Viewer 97/2000, Microsoft Word users can share documents with those who do not have Word and users without Word can open and view Word documents. This product also allows users who wish to post rich-formatted Word documents on the Internet to expand their online audience to people who might not have Word; and the viewer also allows users to view and print documents created in the Word native file format, even if they do not have Word. Users are allowed to zoom, outline, or view page layout, headers/footers, footnotes, and annotations.

It is free, 0$, this only costs your time downloading and installing it.

Online Layout View for easy reading of online documents, including those with background colors and textures

Document Map for point-and-click navigation through longer documents

Hyperlink navigation to open any hyperlink in a document with your installed browser

System Requirements:
A personal computer with a 486 or higher processor.

Microsoft Windows? 95 operating system or Microsoft Windows NT?

Workstation operating system 3.51 or later.

4 MB of memory for Windows 95 (8 MB recommended.)

12 MB of memory for Windows NT Workstation.

7 MB of hard disk space (9 MB free for installation only.)

VGA or higher-resolution video adapter .

Microsoft Mouse or compatible pointing device.