I guess by re-booting, you mean formatting the hard disk. If that's the
case, you will need to reinstall the word processing software (Word) from
the original installation CD.
I assume that you have that and the 25 digit product key that came with it.
If not, see the KnowledgeBase article "How to Obtain a New Product Key for
Office 2000 Program Setup" at: http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=823570
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