Drag into Photoshop cause color change (Yosemite)

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Hi, I upgraded to Yosemite and just tried to drag and drop a .png into photoshop and many of the colors in my document shifted when I did. At first I thought the window was just drawing funny, but closing the file and reopening it didn't fix thing. Has anyone else seen this?
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That could also be caused by a bad display profile, bad color preferences, or just not understanding color management.

Generally, the color in Photoshop is regarded as the correct color (assuming your display profile matches your display), and non color managed apps will not display the image correctly.

What version of Photoshop are you using?
Where are you dragging the image from?
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Using the latest version of photoshop, dragging from the desktop.

To be more clear, the colors didn't slightly shift in hue or value, and it wasn't the whole document. Colors of certain elements changed from dark blue to neon green, etc. It was clearly an error or bug of some kind.
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Which specific version of Photoshop?

Ok, you could be describing a video driver issue, or still a color management problem.

Try disabling GPU drawing in Photoshop's preferences, then restarting Photoshop.

Also, double check your display profile (updating the OS may have reset it to something that doesn't match your actual display).