If your are on window$ use putty (http://www.chiark.greenend.org.uk/~sgtatham/putty/download.html) to access your account.
Then a console will appear.
After you are inside your dreamhost server console just type:
and press enter.
mc (midnight commander) will open.
select one of the sides on the menu (either "left" or "right") and choose ftp, or sftp (via ssh) to connect to your home server.
If you have any more troule let me/us know.
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