My end-user has a Dell Latitude E5510 running Windows 7 Professional, 64-bit. She had a 250 GB HDD that was nearly full so I replaced it with a 750 GB drive and used Clonezilla (twice) and Symantec Ghost (once) to image the old drive to the new one. In each case, a full disk-to-disk image was done with the imaging software resizing the partitions (Dell Utility, System Recovery and OS).
In each case, booting the system from the newly cloned drive results in Windows Startup Repair running and eventually saying it cannot fix the problem. Subsequently, I've tried everything I can find in the Microsoft knowledgebase/community and the various blogs and forums. These include (not necessarily in this order - we tried this in various orders after each of the three reimagings):
Running Startup Repair three times in a row with a restart between each run
bootrec /fixmbr, /fixboot, /rebuildbcd
Backup and remove existing bcd, then recreate it
Replace \windows\system32\winload.exe with \windows\system32\boot\winload.exe
System Restore (no restore points available)
In the end, the best we could get is to have Windows black screen on boot with a message about winload.exe being missing or corrupt.
BUT... If you press F8 during boot, Safe Mode works as does "Disable driver signature enforcement." In fact, the latter seemingly allows the computer to boot and act completely normally. (The end-user has the computer back and is testing.) But, having to press F8 and then disable driver signature enforcement for every single boot is, at the minimum, annoying to the end-user and, at worse, disabling one of Windows built-in security features.
Any thoughts, other than a clean install?