Photoshop CC 2014.2.1: Cursor flickering when switching tools and files

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I updated to PS CC 2014.2.1 and now the cursor is constantly flickering to a processing/thinking wheel. When the flickering is occurring, Photoshop freezes for about 3 seconds. This happens when switching tools and file windows, undoing/redoing, pretty much everything. The previous version of CC 2014 worked fine and the up-to-date version of Photoshop CC also works fine.

I just updated to Yosemite hoping this would fix the problem, but it has not. The problem was occurring before and after the OSX update and started with the CC 2014 Update. I'm running Mac OX 10.10 and PS CC 2014.2.1

Here's a video of the flickering cursor: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F6GDt...

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Ryan Lord

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Resetting my preferences seems to have fixed the problem.
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Did this recently start happening? If so, what changed? Did you install any extensions or plug-ins? Are you using a tablet?

Have you tried to restore your prefs? http://bit.ly/Troubleshoot_PS
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Ryan Lord

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Thanks for your assistance, Jeffrey.
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Jeffrey Tranberry, Sr. Product Manager, Digital Imaging

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Thanks. Did you happen to save a copy of the bad prefs? If not, if it happens again, save a copy of them so we can get them from you to troubleshoot.
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