If searching for a product that has a category, e.g. "Acer", "apple", "hp". It returns a 404 error not found.

This happens because URL rewrites are not on, and so the URL is www.**.com.au/brands/acer instead of www.*.com.au/index.php/brands/acer

Is there any work around to get this working WITHOUT enabling URL rewrites as it is not currently working with my shared hosting provider.

Thanks, Steve

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I figured it out, in URL Rewrite management, it had search terms "Acer", "apple"...etc linking to the wrong URL. I added /index.php/ to each URL which fixed it.

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