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  • I’m pretty frustrated, this upgrade process has been pretty painful and I have had no success. I’ve followed the detailed upgrade instructions METICULOUSLY and when I try to run the upgrade program, I get a 404 error over and over again. I don’t know what to do. I’ve tried:

    – deleting the remote wordpress files and completely re-uploading them, with my original wp-config file and theme folder intact.
    – restoring my database
    – trying again, with the same results.

    The only thing I can think of is I’ve renamed my wordpress directory to “_wordpress”. Is there something in the upgrade process or the new 2.7 files that will be screwed up by that?

    I’ve read everything I can on upgrading, and I cannot figure out what’s wrong. Please help.

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  • If you’re getting 404’s i’d suggest setting your installation to default permalink settings, doing the upgrade, then setting them back after it’s all working again…

    404’s are most commonly (in my opinion – from what i’ve seen) related to permalink problems…. so i’d focus on that.

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