Since about 2 weeks my chrome icon randomly changes to the one pictured. Turning off chrome fixes it, but soon after restart the weird icon comes back. What is it, how do I fix this?
Here’s how I fixed it on my machine (it was affecting a different app though):
Boot your Mac in Safe Mode by holding the shift key after hearing the startup chime. Sign in and open Chrome. Then restart normally. This should fix the problem.
If that doesn’t work, I’d suggest trying a Chrome reinstall.
If a Chrome reinstall doesn’t do it, I’d try reinstalling macOS.
Here is how to fix it: