Photoshop CS4, CS5, CS6, CC: Cursor disappears on Mountain Lion (MacOS 10.8)

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My cursor keeps disappearing with CS4 and CS5. This started after I installed Mountain Lion. I have noticed this on 2 different iMacs, one at home and one at work.
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Marc Straub

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Chris Cox

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Official Response
This is a known bug in MacOS 10.8 that affects multiple applications.
(it happens to me most often in Safari, with no Photoshop running. And you can see a lot of reports of this in Apple's user forums.)

We have notified Apple of the problem, and are waiting for an OS fix from Apple. It is still unfixed as of MacOS 10.8.5.

Unfortunately, this is something that we cannot work around.

UPDATE - Apple fixed it in 10.9
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Official Response
Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks corrects this problem where the cursor would disappear in various applications, including Photoshop.