Okay, so before I make a stupid mistake....
the downloaded 2.0.2 files consist of:
install directory (which contains...)
so do I upload the auto_cookies.mod to my forum root and the install directory containing cookie.php to my root as well?
or do i put auto_cookies.mod and the install directory in the root/install directory (thus making the path to the cookie.php http://mysite.com/install/install/cookie.php
i should not try to think at 1:37 in the morning. Thanks in advance!