Can't Install Flash CS3 Trial

Hi everyone -
I'm new to Flash - in my quest to find a tool where I can
develop rich internet application, or rich applications for that
matter I decided to download the trial version of Flash CS3.
But I can't seem to be able to install it no matter what I
do.
I downloaded the trial version (Windows - 403.71 MB). I
extracted the file 'ADBEFLPRCS3_WWE.exe' and ran the setup.exe, the
installation screen saying 'loading setup' opens for a second and
then disappears - I don't have any application running when when I
start the installation - and the only Adobe software I have in my
machine is adobe writer/ reader.
OS: Windows Professional with plenty of space and memory.
Has anyone experienced the same issue and can help me.....I
want to evaluate the software and then make a decision for
purchase.
Please Help
Thanks

Thanks for the suggestion...
But I never had to reinstall the OS in order to install an
application, that seems a little bit extreme.
Thanks,

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