Photoshop: It's hard to see the paths/lines that are drawn using the pen tool in Photoshop CS5, CS6

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I'm trying to draw clipping paths using the pen tool and it's hard to see the lines against some backgrounds. Is there a way to make the path lines more visible?
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Set the following preference such that the path appearance matches previous versions of Photoshop:

Click on [Advanced Settings...]
Uncheck "Anti-Alias Guides and Paths"

Restart Photoshop.