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Please make sure that you uploaded the full package to your server (as you said above). I do see a light package (and not a full one) at the link you PMed me. The light package contains only 1 simple product and no categories.
I created one category, made it active, assign that only product to it - now it is shown on the frontend.
Well, I think I finally got it working. I re-uploaded everything to a fresh directory.
After several install errors I think it’s working.
I had sever internal server 500 errors, and an odd mysql error. I actually reran the install routine 4 times before it took. php.ini is set to 32meg for memory, 60sec timeout and 60sec execution. This is on a Bluehost server (shared).