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Compatibility ESXi 7.0 U2 version 19 hangs at boot windows logo

I have several fully patched Windows 2016, 2019, and Windows 10 machines that will not boot after upgrading compatibility to ESXi 7.0 U2 version 19.  They will just hang at the blue windows logo screen forever.

These machines do have VBS enabled but it doesn't matter if I turn it off before or after upgrading compatibility, it won't boot after either way.  Other VMs that didn't have that set seem to upgrade fine.

So far I have to restore a snapshot to get the VMs working again.  Any ideas how to fix this?

ESXi VersionHypervisorBuild

7.0.2
VMware ESXi
17867351
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