SEF URLs not working on IIS6 Windows 2K3 with ISAPI Rewrite3

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SEF URLs not working on IIS6 Windows 2K3 with ISAPI Rewrite3

Post by mohknight » Tue Sep 06, 2011 12:16 am

I have a Joomla 1.5.22 site on a Windows 2003 server running IIS 6. I installed Helicon ISAPI Rewrite 3.0 today on the server and followed all the instructions for getting SEF URLs to work both here and here.

My Joomla site is located at the root URL i.e. and is resident in the folder c:/inetpub/vhosts/ I'm using Plesk 10 for remote server management.

The problem is that after I set all three SEO settings to "Yes" in the Global Configuration for my Joomla site, SEF URLs work but I would no longer be able to access the site by the URL alone i.e. shows a 404 error. I have to type in or to get to the home page.

My .htaccess
and configuration.php
files are attached - can anyone tell me where am I going wrong?

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