As advised in the comments in this link, there’s a problem with
SENS. I couldn’t run
sc queryex successfully, so I took the (much more risky) method of killing every
sc server taskkill /IM svchost.exe /F
While it’s slowly terminating these processes, I keep an eye on the Windows machine until it gets past this error message; then I stop
Risky? Yes. You may kill the wrong service and hose your machine. I was stuck, so I had no other option.