Solution

There are a number of VMware knowledge base covering the scenario:Virtual machine cannot boot when controller type for the operating system and data drive is Paravirtualized SCSI (VMware KB 1023592)

Other possibe reasons for blue screen after vm restore:

Windows 2008 R2 machine blue screens after installing VMware Tools (VMware KB 2008348)

https://support.microsoft.com/en-ca/kb/981833

Windows 2008 R2, Red Hat Enterprise Linux and Solaris 10 64-bit virtual machines blue screen or kernel panic when running on ESXi 5.x with an Intel E5/E7/E3 v2 series processor (VMware KB 2073791)

Virtual machine fails to boot with a blue diagnostic screen stating: 7B Stop Code after using VMware Converter (VMware KB 2002106)

Windows 2008 R2 fails with a blue screen error when using HP NC375i Integrated Quad Port (VMware KB 2034210)

Windows 2008 R2 fails with a blue diagnostic screen when the installed antivirus software includes the vShield Endpoint filter driver (KB 2082588)

Identifying critical Guest OS failures within virtual machines (VMware KB 1003999)

Windows virtual machine configured to use a BusLogic SCSI controller reports that the operating system does not support the controller (VMware KB 2007603)