Imaging Windows 8.1 using Ghost Solutions Suite 2.5

I am imaging Lenovo Yoga 11e laptops running Windows 8.1 Pro 64 bit using Ghost Solutions Suite 2.5.

I have worked with a Symantec tech to create a bootable UBS drive with the proper drivers with will work with UEFI.  I use the bootable USB drive to boot the master and slave laptops to initiate a Peer-to-Peer disk to disk image.   The process runs without error.  At the the end of the imaging process I reboot the slave computer and instead of Windows 8.1 starting up I see the following error message:

Recovery
Your PC needs to be repaired.
A required device isn't connected or can't be accessed.
Error code 0xc0000225
You'll need to use the recovery tools on your installation media. If you don't have any installation media like a disc or USB device, contact your system administrator or PC manufacturer.

The computer will not boot. It just keeps coming to this screen.

Any suggestions you have are greatly appreciated.
swentwo1Asked:
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noxchoConnect With a Mentor Global Support CoordinatorCommented:
Yes, image - restore is preferable.
If the hardware is the same - then you do not need to do any sysprep. It must work ok.
Only if Ghost knows how to handle the EFI boot.
Are all Laptops UEFI compatible?
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noxchoGlobal Support CoordinatorCommented:
Are you doing backup to a file or making a clone of the internal drive?
This problem occurs when you take clone image. This way UEFI thinks you have two identical GPT drives and this makes it crazy.
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swentwo1Author Commented:
I was attempting to clone directly from one to the other (via a switch).  

Would a better way be to create an image file and then restore the image file to the subsequent laptops?  Do I need to SYSPREP the original laptop before I create the image file using Ghost?

Thank you for your assistance.
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swentwo1Author Commented:
All the laptops are identical in make and model -- Lenovo Yoga 11e with Win 8.1 Pro 64 bit.   All same hardware.
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noxchoGlobal Support CoordinatorCommented:
Then it should be ok. Give it a try.
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swentwo1Author Commented:
Creating an image file and then restoring the image file on subsequent laptops worked.  Thanks for the assistance.
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noxchoGlobal Support CoordinatorCommented:
Thank you for feedback.
Take care
Nox
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