Sorry, yes the recovery media was made on the exact machine. And I'm trying to restore to the same machine.
The restore process actually works fine with no errors and it restores both a 100mb partition and my 32GB partition. Says everything went fine and asks me to reboot.
On reboot windows says there is a problem with my installation and I need to try run the system recovery tool. I let that run but it doesn't find/fix anything.