routing and urls in MVC 4

I'm trying to handle my url's in my application. I want the user to be able to put in my application as
http://url/category/ and pass the category over to the Home controller's Index method and work with it from there. This seems it should be simple, but I keep getting 404 errors for the caregory name????

Thanks
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Bob LearnedCommented:
How is are the routes configured in the RouteConfig class?  Are you specifying that you want to include the optional "category" in the URL?

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