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

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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.

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

bootrec.exe /FixMbr

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