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Open Links from Word 2016 in Chrome Instead of IE on Win 7 SP1

This post shows how to open links from Word 2016 in Chrome instead of IE on Win 7.

Versions Used

  • Windows 7 SP1

  • Microsoft Office Home and Business 2016

  • Chrome Version 74.0.3729.157 (Official Build) (64-bit)


Step 1: Click Windows (Start)

Step 2: Click Default Programs

Step 3: Click Set program access and computer defaults

Step 4: Expand Custom

Step 5: Choose a default web browser

A. Click Google Chrome

B. Click OK


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  • Word logo from [link]

  • Chrome logo from [link]


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