Why chrome is with a Paused icon?

My chrome actions don't work all of a sudden and now chrome is with a paused icon.

What is going on now?

Assuming you have not actually been messing around with the hidden preferences that control which Chrome is used, I would assume your system’s launch services cache is screwed up (which happens all too frequently).

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I didn’t know those preferences existed. Any idea on how to get it fixed? I tried restarting chrome, km, and the mac and the error is the same.

You need to reset your launch services cache.

Last time I checked it was done with the command:

/System/Library/Frameworks/CoreServices.framework/Versions/A/Frameworks/LaunchServices.framework/Versions/A/Support/lsregister -kill -seed -r

I would recommend restarting after issuing the command.

Aside of that, the "Paused Chrome" is the icon of Chrome in your virtual machine. This is the sign that all apps in your Parallels Desktop VM have :slight_smile: Look here:

If it is picking the Chrome in your virtual machine, then you might need to use the hidden preferences to actively force the AppleScript to use a specific Chrome (ie “/Applications/Google Chrome.app”).

See the Preferences user manual section. Specifically:

defaults write com.stairways.keyboardmaestro.engine AppleScriptGoogleChromeName "/Applications/Google Chrome.app"