First, the flashplayer kept crashing. So I went to redownload and reinstall it. Now, it's downloading, but refusing to instal. I double click on it to open it and it absolutely will not open.
What means "refusing to install"? What browser are you trying to install it on?
See also http://helpx.adobe.com/flash-player/kb/flash-player-issues-windows-8.html
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