PS v. 21.0.2: Refine edge and Brush tools don't reveal your brush strokes as you paint in Select and Mask

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  • (Edited) In prior version of PS, when using the Refine Edge and Brush tools in the Select and Mask window, you could see your brush stroke as you painted. Now, for some images when I use either brush I'm painting ''invisibly", that is, I can't see what the brush is doing until AFTER I stop a brush stroke. This occurs in any View Mode and Show Original is not checked. The odd thing: this brush activity is not true for all images! Anyone else experiencing this?
I have the latest graphics and pen drivers installed. Windows 10 w latest updates.
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Robert Ford

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There's a good chance I have this too (Win 7). Although I hadn't used Select & Mask in a long while, I couldn't get a clue why I couldn't pick it right back up again. Something was weird, and it was probably this. This was also after reinstall of Win 7 and using the latest nVidia driver for my old card. I'm thinking I may need an older driver again. In the mean time I ordered a newer card instead and we'll see.
(I'm also not getting an overlay in QuickMask in any PS version anymore, BTW.)