SharePoint Search and Excel Interactive Preview: "404 – File or directory not found."

For the past several months I have worked on an issue with the Excel Interactive Preview throwing the error:

"Server Error
404 - File or directory not found.
The resource you are looking for might have been removed,
had its name changed, or is temporarily unavailable."

When refining a SharePoint Search:

We have determined the root cause and this will be fixed in the SharePoint 2013 May Public Release.

SharePoint patching demystified

Comments (3)

  1. NS says:

    We are facing similar issue in one of our customer SharePoint environment. Just wanted to check is this issue is fixed in the May 2015 CU ?

  2. alex says:

    Kindly let us know if it is solved now with any CU?

  3. Samuel Levesque says:


    I confirm that SharePoint 2013 August CU KB3055009 fixed our problem.

    Samuel Levesque

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