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"Hyper V machines cannot shut down while they locked" error when I shut down a VM

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Very odd thing started happening on a Hyper-V VM I have running on a Server 2016 host.  Whenever I try to shutdown the VM from Hyper-V Manager on the host I get a message saying "These selected virtual machine(s) cannot shutdown while they are locked, unless the shutdown is forced."

I've never seen this message before when shutting down a VM, anyone know what I need to change to stop this from happening? The VM is a server 2016 installation too.

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