Photoshop: Color picker is using system color picker instead of the Adobe Color Picker

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When I use the eyedropper tool to get a hex number it lunches the basic color palette, no hex numbers, not color picker.
But sometimes by magic it does lunch the color picker.
Is this a bug in CS5.1?
I'm using Windows 7 PC - Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E31225 @ 3.10GHz.

I get this:

I want this:

Thank you for your help and best regards.
Elena Pascual


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Jeffrey Tranberry, Sr. Product Manager, Digital Imaging

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Official Response
You have the OS color picker selected in your preferences instead of the Adobe color picker: