I was only using my own Vista dvd, without sp1. I had no Idea that there was a recovery ISO available here.
I only arrived at your site after reading up on the all other cloning failures, and possible solutions via bcdedit.
While I was downloading your Recovery ISO, I...
I just cloned my Vista installation to another HDD. Using Acronis TrueImage 11. In order to get the cloned HDD to boot, the procedure is to install the Vista DVD, go to Repair, and in short order, the repair procedure makes the cloned HDD bootable.
My Vista DVD was bought prior to the SP1...