Photoshop: Why does Photoshop always ask if I want to Maximize Compatibility?

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Dear Adobe Gripe #7436:

No actually this time I want to *minimize* compatibility.
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There is a preference in Photoshop that lets you control this. By default, it's set to ask the user. You can set it to Always or Never if you always want to Minimize or Maximize.

Note, if you manage your files in Lightroom, Maximize Compatibility must be on for Lightroom to work with the files.