You can go to http://www.macromedia.com
click on get the flash player and follow the prompts.
If you have SP2 installed it will make you install an activex control, do it.
For firefox, download the player and run the installer.
You left out ALL of the details of what you attempted already.
Ihave windows xp home edition and i want to download the flash player. I have a hp pavilon mx 703. I disabled the norton virus system and disabled the firewall and i still cannot download the flash player.Does anyone have the answer.please help, and thank you.