|Exactly, if you are uploading files to a web host via FTP, that step doesn't apply to you. It sounds like you might be following the wrong installation guide. Here is the guide you should be using: http://drupal.org/getting-started/5...|
In a nutshell, all you have to do is download drupal. Unzip the files, upload them to your web server, then go to your website with a browser. You will be presented with a configuration script which will ask you a few questions and then set everything up for you.
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