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How To Get Microsoft Word Free

Microsoft Word is a word processing program. It is a commonly used program that can be used to produce countless types of documents including letters, term papers, and books.

Microsoft Word can cost up to $125 for the software license. However, there is a free open source alternative—OpenOffice Writer—that functions identically to Microsoft Word. The best part? OpenOffice Writer is absolutely free to use and 100% compatible with Microsoft Word.


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    Download and install OpenOffice Writer.

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    Once installation is complete, open the OpenOffice Writer to use.

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    Click File > New to create a new document, or click File > Open to open a document.

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    Save your changes by clicking File > Save.


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