I have been trying to install Flash Player but it keeps stoping at this point where it tells me that safari needs to be closed but it is already closed, or I close it and then click "retry" and it still does not work. I don't know what is wrong, or where to go from here.
If you're just closing the browser window, you're not actually quitting the application. You need to quit the application for Flash Player to install. There are a few different ways to Quit Safari:
I'm new to a Mac. Where the heck is the Applications/Utilities/Activity Monitor?