Thanks for your response. I will try this url and let you know what happens. I did attempt the most recent version from the Adobe web site with the identical problem but at this point I don't know if that download is the same as your link. I also noticed somewhere on the Adobe site identified a scam using Adobe Reader 2011. If during my attempt to upgrade I used that file, could it cause future installs to fail?
Yes, the issue was with a spam mail which is detailed at:
Do let me know if the link provided in my prior post works for you.