I was hoping someone might be able to help me out with this...
I'm running the latest version of WordPress on php 5.2.1. I recently migrated to a new host (DreamHost). On my old host, I had password protected the /wp-admin/ directory. This worked out well aside from the double login.
When I went to recreate the .htaccess and .htpasswd files on my new host, I realized that they would not work.
I set them up perfectly but whenever I would try to access the /wp-admin/ directory, I would get a "404" error. No login box.
I think there is something in the new version of wordpress that conflicts with this... I have tested folder protection on other folders to make sure that it's not my new host. It seems Everything in the wordpress installation is effected.
Any suggestions would be appreciated.