I keep getting a message that says the install has failed after it reaches about 5%
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For the issue you are seeing, please share the installation logs. For windows refer to Where do I find the Flash Player installation log on Windows? , for Mac refer to Where do I find the Flash Player installation log on the Macintosh? . You can go through How to share a document to know how to upload/share the files.
Mac osx sierra
latest version (and there are no pre-existing versions on this comp)
Please share the installation logs. Refer to Where do I find the Flash Player installation log on the Macintosh? for log file location. To upload/share logs files you can see How to share a document . Share the link to the uploaded files here.