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When installing firefox add-ons, there are sometimes information tabs that are intended to be displayed only once.

My issue is that everytime i open a new window, that tab keeps comming up. Is there a file somewhere I can edit to stop this thing from popping up

win 7 x64
specific extension: Automatic Save Folder
the tab page it keeps opening up: chrome://asf/content/help/update.xhtml

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Looks like others have complained about it as well.

Try this:

  1. In Firefox press Alt, go to the Help menu and select Troubleshooting Information

  2. Click the Show Folder button to open your Profile Folder in Windows Explorer

  3. Close Firefox

  4. Open prefs.js in Notepad

  5. Search for user_pref("extensions.asf.version", ""); and replace with

    user_pref("extensions.asf.version", 18);

  6. Save and close the file

  7. Restart Firefox and see if it helped (if not, you can try editing 18 to an even higher number)


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awesome. It is really wierd tho (as others have commented in the source link) I would have expected the version number to be the latest version of the extension, not the version of Firefox. In anycase, seems to have worked! thx! (+1 for source) – w-- Feb 20 '13 at 8:25

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