Photoshop: File data shows modified date when image was not modified.

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There seems to be a problem with photoshop telling putting data in my original photo file so it says it has been modified and the file size is now smaller. I am opening the image and doing a save as, but my original image keeps showing that it has been modified. Now I don't know if photoshop did make modifications to the original even though I did a save as.
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Saving a file does modify it. And it recompresses the image, rewrites the metadata, etc.

You did modify the file, even if you didn't change the value of any of the pixels.
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What format is the original – is it a RAW-format?
Are you on Mac or Windows?