Chrome downloads Office files instead of opening a live server document when opened via a URL

Summary: You have a SharePoint generated email containing a hyperlink or you paste a URL like http://sp2013ocsi/Shared%20Documents/DateTest.docx into the Chrome browser. When the above happens, Chrome downloads the document, instead of opening the rich client Office application that opens a live server document.   Cause: This is how Chrome works. Workaround: If you add ?web=1 to the…

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