Recheck your cables first,also try update the UR image by remote.
1.Enable dhcp in network settings
2.press lan button on remote
3.Press blue buton
4.Choose software update
5.The box will flash itself and reboot.
Choose CCcam as default cam and disable dhcp again and setup network for ftp....cant see why your not seeing the file structure on the box.
Try it out and see how you get on.