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404 – Component not found – error in Joomla 1.5
Today a client made a request in Joomla Geeks saying that his website which was working fine, suddenly over the night it has turned to show “404 – Component not found” as the home page.
Easy solution for 404 – Component not found error in joomla 1.5
- Go into your Admin page/control panel and go to the Menu Item Manager for the Main Menu.
- Click the check box next to the Home page at the top of the list.
- Then click on the yellow star icon in the upper-right corner.
“404 – Component not found” error means that there is no default menu set in the Main Menu. The most common reason for getting a “404 – Component not found” error in Joomla 1.5 front page is a missing default menu item.To resolve the issue, make sure to set a default menu from your Joomla admin area > Menus.Choose a menu item and set it as default by clicking the Default button at the top right menu.
Other findings for 404 – Component not found error in joomla 1.5
If the above solution does not help you fix the 404 – Component not found” error in joomla 1.5 then something else have gone wrong. For this specific client we found out that some hackers have completely deleted the jos_menu table from their database.
If you are not able to solve the site error, please contact Joomla Geeks