Using High Contrast Windows 8 Themes with Photoshop CS6

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Just recently I purchased an MSI GT70 Laptop. After loading all the latest drivers and after installing CS6, I noticed I couldn't open a photograph in CS6 as long as the GPU was enabled. However, if I switched to a non High Contrast Theme in Windows 8, then the Photo would open and work properly.


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Chris Cox

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That sounds like your video card driver was unhappy with the high contrast theme for some reason (possibly because it's a non-aero theme?).

Have you updated your video card driver from the GPU maker's website?