Why does Firefox disable a Roboform extension each time it opens making me enable it each time

I am using the latest versions of Firefox (22) and Roboform ( 7.9.0) with the Firefox extension.
I have used both programs successfully together for many years.
The problem MAY have been evident in just the previous versions of either or both programs.
No other extensions are adversely affected.
I am using Windows 7 with all updates.

What does the State line of this plugin say on the about:plugins page?
You can open about: pages via the location bar just like you open web pages.
Make sure that you have installed the latest version.
Try to delete the pluginreg.dat file in the Firefox Profile Folder and maybe addons.sqlite as well to reset the plugin registry databases.
See Re-initializing the plugins database:
*https://support.mozilla.org/kb/troubleshoot-issues-with-plugins-fix-problems

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