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

May 19, 2019


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




  • Found the steps at [link]

  • Word logo from [link]

  • Chrome logo from [link]


Please reload

Our Recent Posts

DOE PAMS Specialties

September 5, 2020

Good Link for HOWTO Bring an Off-Screen Window Back Onto Screen for Windows 10, 8, 7, and Vista

September 5, 2020

Connect to and Control a Synaccess NPC-22 netCommander from Ubuntu 16.04.3 Running in a VirtualBox VM via a Prolific Technology Inc. USB to Serial Port Converter to Turn a Target On and Off

September 4, 2020

Please reload


Please reload


©2020 by Zach Pfeffer