I reformatted and didn't fuck it up. Woohoo!
Everything is now intalled, with the exception of my FTP. I don't know what happened. It looks like the company upgraded the software, and now it's no longer free.
*kisses external drive for saving hours of downloading from discs.*
ETA: And I even managed to get my laundry done because I'd taken my computer to mom's where she has lovely a/c.