The first thing you need to know is that Adobe Flash Player and Adobe Reader are quite different things. And have a quite different group of experts to help. You posted in the Adobe Reader forum. The Adobe Flash Player forum is here: http://forums.adobe.com/community/flashplayer
Uninstalling, reinstalling Adobe Reader will not have the slightest effect on Adobe Flash Player.
[topic moved to Flash Player forum]
If you are having a problem downloading Adobe Flash Player 14 and it won,t complete the last step i.e. the spinning beach ball, try this:
Go to this website:
Go to Troubleshoot Flash Player download issues
Download from the Direct link
Click (here) to download Flash Player
I tried for an hour or more on different solutions without avail, and this link did the job for me. Let me know if it works for you!