Cloned drive, Now neither would work

I cloned my parents hdd on their laptop onto a newer and bigger hdd.

Now the original would not boot pass the windows screen (doesn't fully load) and crashes and the laptop restarts.

And the new drive won't get detected as a boot drive. The laptop keeps on saying can't detect boot drive.

Need help.
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  1. You should at least explain how you did the cloning. Obviously not in the laptop. Explain step by step, what you did.
  2. Plugged the new drive and the laptops harddrive into my desktop computer.

    First I cloned it using DriveImage XML. With drive to drive, with the Hot imaging strategy set to Try volume Shadow Services first. which cause the problem stated.

    Now I have tried another program, Acronis. Now both of the harddrives act the same. Bluescreens at the Windows loading screen.

    I forgot to state im using windows 7.
  3. Tried system restoring didn't work

    Tried the following:
    bootrec.exe /fixmbr
    The operation completed successfully

    bootrec.exe /fixboot
    The operation completed successfully

    bootrec.exe /rebuildbcd
    Scanning all disks for Windows Installations.

    Successfully scanned windows installations.
    Total Identified Windows installations: 0
    The operation completed successfully.

    Chkdsk /r
    The type of file is NTFS
    Cannot lock current drive.
    Windows cannot run disk checking on this volume because it is write protected.

    Tried repairing also but Startup repair cannot repair this computer automatically
    Problem Signature:
    Problem Event Name StartupRepairOffline
    Problem Signature #1: 6.1.7600.16385
    Problem Signature #2: 6.1.7600.16385
    Problem Signature #3: unknown
    Problem Signature #4: 21200589
    Problem Signature #5: AutoFailover
    Problem Signature #6: 8
    Problem Signature #7: BadDriver
    OS version: 6.1.7601.
    Locale ID: 1033
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