Why on earth does Adobe and everyone else hide the fact that the Internet Explorer problem can be resolved by installing a different, special version of Flash Player, specifically tailored for IE?
Here it is: http://get.adobe.com/flashplayer/otherversions/
Nobody's hiding anything here.
There are references to the ActiveX version all over thsi site:
-- and hundreds of threads with posts liniing to those pages
The IDIOTS (and I mean that in the most derogatory manner) at Microshaft rewrote the "User-Agent Strings" in IE11 so that pages like the Adobe Flash Player download page and verification page CANNOT detect what it is.