Unable to open SharePoint documents in local client (rich client) from Chrome due to NPAPI plug-in missing

**UPDATE (8/10/2016)  Opening Office documents with Chrome / SharePoint 2013 stopped working around the May SharePoint 2013 update, this issue has been resolved and the fix is in the August 2016 update for SharePoint 2013. https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/3115454 August 2016 CU for SharePoint 2013 product family is available for download — End Update — Some may have noticed that…

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"The Webpage cannot be displayed" when trying to open/edit an Office file from a SharePoint 2013 site

  ISSUE:   When opening an Office file from a SharePoint 2013 site, you receive a message “The Webpage cannot be displayed” also in the address bar you will see the following: Excel  –  ms-excel:ofv|u|https://abc.sharepoint.com/Shared Documents/Excelfile.xlsx Word  –   ms-word:ofe|u|https://abc.sharepoint.com/Shared Documents/Wordfile.docx   CAUSE:   This issue is seen when multiple versions of Office are installed on…

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