FREE! How to get Word, Excel and Powerpoint on your PC/Mac/Linux
Step 1 – If you are using Chome, download https://chrome.google.com/webstore/launcher to get the Chrome App Launcher. This is really quick and it is actually really useful.
Step 2) – Once you have the Chrome App Launcher, you can then install each of the following:
Step 3 – Once the apps have been added to your Chrome App Launcher, open the launcher and right click on one of the icons. Select Create Shortcuts. From here, choose Desktop, Start Menu and Taskbar.
Step 4 – Repeat for each app (Word, Excel etc.)
For those using Internet Explorer (9 or above)
Step 1 – Go to http://www.office.com and click on Word, Excel or Powerpoint.
Step 2 – When the next page loads, click the icon to the left of the web address bar and then drag it to the Windows 7 or 8 taskbar. This creates a Pinned Site.