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extra tab created every time FF opened

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Posted:  28 Feb 2008 23:48
A tab labeled "FireShot has been updated" opens every time FF is opened or a web page causes a new page to open. Have tried changing and deleting homepage entry in tools-options-main. nothing has effect. Is there an ini file anywhere that needs modification? thumb_down
Posted:  16 Mar 2008 22:47
I am getting the same problem and it is very annoying indeed, I had only one homepage set (google) and I then changed to start with a blank page and the same thing happens, fireshot creates a second tab and takes me to the thanks for updating page:

https://screenshot-program.com/fireshot/updated.php?ver=0.36

Thank you for updating FireShot!

Regards, development Team


Even if you set FF to start on the last opened pages it still creates a new tab and says thanks for updating etc. Thinking of removing this plugin as it is an annoyance, other than that it is a great product but I will remove it if it cannot be fixed.
Posted:  04 Sep 2009 14:14
Every page should be displayed only one time for the current version. But...

The problem is in buggy settings' maintenance provided by Firefox. When it happens, it's impossible to store a flag indicating that this page has already been displayed and it should not be displayed anymore (until next update).

To fix this issue please make sure you read this: https://support.mozilla.com/en-US/kb/Preferences+are+not+saved
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Posted:  14 Oct 2012 18:53
Tried the steps given by firefox, works great! At first glance, I thought we need ot wait for a next version release here.
Posted:  13 Jul 2016 19:28
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