You may think that there is no way out to read a word document with out Microsoft Office Word installed on your machine.
It happens some time when you may land up using a fresh new windows system where Microsoft office is not installed, mostly it could happen when you have just formatted your windows partition and installed a fresh copy of windows on it.
Microsoft itself come up with a solution by releasing free Viewer for Microsoft Word Documents
With the help of Word Viewer you can view, copy and print Microsoft Word Documents, even if you don’t have Microsoft Word installed.
Microsoft Word Viewer is a replacement for Microsoft Word 2003 and all previous versions of Microsoft Word.