I had an old Joomla site hosted by my old web host. Recently I discovered WordPress and decided that I would create a brand new WP site using my old domain for the old Joomla site.
First, I had to transfer my domain to my dreamhost as it was a friend who registered it for me back when I had even less computer skills (if that's possible). That was successful.
Next, I activated hosting in dreamhost and did a quick install of WP.
The install is showing that it worked but the problem I am having is that the set up and login for the new WP is bringing up a 404 error msg, and, the Joomla site I wanted to deactivate is still up and running. I do not need any files from the old site so I just want it gone so that I can work on the new WP site.