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The 404 is coming from your http server and not making it to WP. htaccess is not configured on your server.
Assumption: you're running on an Apache web server. If not, you'll have to translate the relevant portions of this answer into the nginx or IIS or whatever server-ese. Per the Codex page on setting up Multisite, you should have Pretty Permalinks enabled and working on your site prior to setting up Multisite. (See Step 1.) Pretty Permalinks require you to ...
Turns out .htaccess was missing the following lines # uploaded files RewriteRule ^([_0-9a-zA-Z-]+/)?files/(.+) wp-includes/ms-files.php?file=$2 [L]
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