Photoshop: "save as a copy" enabled by default

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Hi! I've just used chat to ask a solution for the following: when I want to save something in PS CS6, by default the "save as a copy" is checked. The person helping me assured me this is standard and cannot be changed. I pointed out it didn't do this in the Trial version, and my colleague has a licensed CS6 version and does not have this checkbox enabled. (His version being a licensed version instead of a trial version has been confirmed by another chat employee).
How can I disable this option permanently? It often makes my work take much longer like this unfortunately. (But CS6 still rocks!)

Computer: iMac with OS X version 10.8.2
Product: Photoshop CS6
customer ID: 197569366
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Chris Cox

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"as a copy" would be checked if you are saving to a file format that doesn't support all the things in your document.
For instance, if you have layers and try to save as JPEG (which doesn't support layers or transparency).

If you are saving to a file format that supports all the things in your document, then that is not checked.

That is not new behavior, and cannot be disabled.