Issues with SharePoint connectivity using excel

Posted on 2014-01-10
Last Modified: 2014-01-14
I am working in SharePoint on a spreadsheet in edit mode and received the following error

"Either due to communication issues or a server problem, you need to be rejoined to you editing session. You may have lost changes that you made recently"

Any thoughts?
Question by:chinadol
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Is this happening after a certain amount of time? if so your authentication may have expired and need to be redone.  I assume you have to close the spreadsheet and re-open it? or does it just "rejoin" for you?
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by:Justin Smith
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Are you using an on-premises SharePoint environment?  Or online?

Are you using an Excel client or browser based app?

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On premises and browser based
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by:Justin Smith
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Which browser are you using?  Is it 32 or 64 bit?

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IE 11

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Sharepoint 2010
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Justin Smith earned 500 total points
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That isn't a SharePoint 2010 compatible browser.  I would suggest trying to run it in compatibility mode.

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