Some of us know about this:
Cannot open or create word documents in SharePoint 2013 with Office 2010 and Project 2013
In general when we get an error like below in the browser link:
then we tend to think that Office 2010 is mixed up with some Office 2013 components. So far, I never saw exceptions to this above rule. About a week back, I got a call from one user. And I confidently told him I know what is going on. And believe it or not, I could not find any trace of 2010 being mixed with 2013. And I gulped.
However, when I compared the version of Office 2013 365 Pro Plus between his machine and mine, I found his version does not match mine. So I requested our help-desk to repair his Office 2013 version and make it the same as mine. This resolved the problem.
Here is my laptop’s office version: