After upgrading SharePoint Server to SP1 or later, you are no longer able to view Word or PowerPoint documents with Office Web Apps Server 2013

Problem: After upgrading SharePoint Server to SP1 or later, you are no longer able to view Word or PowerPoint documents with Office Web Apps Server 2013. Symptom: Office Web Apps give the error of "Sorry, we ran into a problem." and gives the options to Restart, or Exit. Software combination scenarios we see the issue:…

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Office Web Apps 2013 & VMWare

We have seen a number of issues with Office Web Apps 2013 being installed on a Non-System Drive using VMWare.  There are numerous possible symptoms for this issue, and below is an example of an error you might see in the SharePoint ULS logs.  Here is one example (with ULS entry) of the unusual behavior we are seeing: "Microsoft Word…

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