Re: help with new install!
Sounds like your server does not support mod_rewrite, or there are other rewrite rules in another .htaccess file (for WP?) that are conflicting.
There were a couple good posts by SamBauers regarding the rewrite rules. Here’s one:
I think if you turn off the pretty permalinks and take that stuff out of your .htaccess file, you’ll find things work again. Then, you just need to figure out how to get them working on your server.