I just discovered that if you make a backup image in Windows 7 using the built in backup utility, and you try to restore this image to a smaller hard drive, it will not work.
It seems obvious, but I didn't think this would be a problem because although I was moving from a 500GB drive to a 320GB drive, the amount of space used was only 65GB.
Note: Clonezilla also balked at the notion of cloning to a smaller drive. I should have known.
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