Laptop won't boot after full disk image restore
My laptop will not boot. The error msg says:
"Reboot and select proper boot device..." so apparently it is not recognizing my hard drive as a boot device.
Here's what happened. My laptop had a motherboard failure, but the HDD seemed okay. I removed it and put it in a USB enclosure and performed a full disk image backup with Backupper onto an external drve.
I reinstalled the HDD in the laptop and sent it for repair. It came back with a new motherboard, and the original HDD reformatted to a factory Windows 10 install.
I backed that install up with Backupper, and then attempted to restore my original disk image. It appeared to complete okay. But...
When I tried booting, I got that message above. I checked the BIOS, and it lists the HDD as first boot device.
I have repeated the restore a few times, using a USB restore drive created from Backupper on another computer. (Specified to legacy BIOS.) I made sure to specify Universal Restore. I restored each partition separately, specifying Universal Restore each time, and making sure the main drive was C:. I still get "Reboot and select proper boot device."
The BIOS screeen still lists the HDD as the first boot device. "Launch CSM" is Enabled.
I hope someone can help. I am at wit's end. I am using the Professional version, by the way.