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Yes there is a way. You can save the simple word documents as pdf. I can guide you through if you choose Secure Remote Assistance.
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Once you click this link below(CLICK HERE)A file will automatically get downloaded. Check your download section, a file named ELSINORE.SCREENCONNECT will be present. Just open that file so that I can connect to your computer.