"0xc000000e The boot selection failed because a required device is inaccessible," occurs after restore of a Windows 7 OS image

LeighWardle
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Hi Experts,

I have just upgraded the Hard Disk in my laptop.

I have restored ShadowProtect images of my System Reserved and C: partitions for my Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit system.

I have examined the contents of each partition and they look reasonable.

Right now I have the System Reserved partition set to boot (I also tried setting C: to boot, but that didn't work either).

I am getting this error:

Windows Boot Manager
Windows failed to start. A recent hardware of software change might be the cause.
Status: 0xc000000e
Info: The boot selection failed because a required device is inaccessible.

I am unable to run the Repair option from my Windows 7 DVD - booting from the DVD takes me to a screen that lets me choose what partition to install Windows in - there is no sign of a Repair option.

Regards,
Leigh
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Are you sure you don't have the repair option when booting from the DVD?
It should be here!
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Once in the repair options menu, pick the Command Prompt option and type:

bootrec.exe /FixMbr

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