Welcome to the forum.
Since your computer was wiped, and everything reinstalled, my first look would be toward the security settings in your OS and your browser. Since you are downloading from a trusted site, you might want to drop the security settings down, and disable any firewall (main reasons why an Adobe download fails).
Also, if you have any anti-virus, anti-malware or really any anti-anything, I would turn those OFF, as well.
Just do not forget to reset the security settings, and turn your anti-whatever back ON.
I did that and restarted everything and it still did not download.
What is the URL, that you are attempting to download from?
To clarify... Download means to copy a file from an Internet location to your computer
Install means to put a program on your computer so it will run... either from a file you downloaded, or from a disc
Which are you doing right now... downloading from the Internet, or installing?
Also... when you download a program, you should also write a backup copy to CD or DVD so you do not have to download again
Not using a URL. I have a disk I bought, and I have the serial number with
Since you are installling, not downloading, you might try the Adobe chat help... the person there (with your permission) may remotely look into your computer, which no other user may do, to try and help
Forum for Download & Install & Setup problems
Good catch. Until Reply #5, I thought that the issue was with the physical downloading of the installation file from the Adobe Web site. You saw something, that I missed, and asked the proper question.
What I saw (actually, remembered) is that many posts over the past few months (from new users of the software and/or computing in general) have used "downloading" when they actually meant "installing" - so I asked for clarification
Now, back to the OP (Original Poster)
With a wiped and freshly installed computer, the POSSIBLE cause is that something that was on the computer before has not been re-installed
So... some basic questions
These questions below may be for a different product... but the information you need to supply is the same, for the products you use
-Information FAQ http://forums.adobe.com/message/4200840
Beginning with... Windows or Mac... and going on to the EXACT brand/model of your computer and the EXACT brand/model of your graphics adapter and the EXACT device driver number
IF you have an nVidia graphics adapter card...
How to determine your nVidia driver version
Right click in any open area of the Windows desktop
Select NVIDIA Control Panel from the popup window
Select SYSTEM INFORMATION at the lower left corner
Driver version should be the 1st line in Details
I have a GTX285 using driver 296.10 and Win7