Moving this post to the Adobe Flash Player forum.
What files do you have in folder C:\Windows\System32\Macromed\Flash?
Download the following files:
Exit the browser and disconnect from the internet.
Run the uninstaller and reboot.
Delete the Flash folder in C:\Windows\System32\Macromed
Run the installer.
The Flash Player plugin is not needed for Internet Explorer.
Thanks again Carl for taking the time with so many persons squaking like me for answers. Much appreciated. As you would have expected if I followed your directions it would work ... and it did.
Doing a full recovery is stressful enough, getting an answer like this is refreshing. G'day or G'night! Jack