After having all my hard labor deleted by a certain free host which shall remain nameless (but, not blameless! GRRR)...I decided to try again, at least experimentally, on the long standing host shared by a good friend. Got the transfer done, not sure if everything is correct....but I'm already stopped because I can't use the wp-login.php file. It keeps giving me the message I've pasted below. Why does it say "not found on this server" when the file is plainly right there?
The requested URL /wordpress/wp-login.php was not found on this server.
Additionally, a 404 Not Found error was encountered while trying to use an ErrorDocument to handle the request.
Apache/2.2.17 (Unix) mod_ssl/2.2.17 OpenSSL/0.9.8e-fips-rhel5 DAV/2 mod_auth_passthrough/2.1 mod_bwlimited/1.4 FrontPage/126.96.36.19935 Server at http://www.####.com Port 80