Yeah... you just can't go and do a system recovery on various sized disk (specially from a TB to 60gb), even if you weren't on an HP... its a software limitation due to your partition size. Most oem recovery software is basically dumb and meant for that system; don't blame HP for this, they are not hardware liming your abilities. You just have to know the limitations of your system and adapt.
That being said, you have two options, buy a 3rd party disk imaging tool (such as ShadowProtect Desktop or Norton Ghost, lots of others out there too) or do a fresh install.
Even with ShadowProtect, you can't restore a system disk if your original disk is larger than your new disk (or in this case the SSD). You'd still have to a work around to shrink the partition information to the smallest volume that you can do, then do the system restore feature.
Here's a link to StorageCraft procedure on how to do this with ShadowProtect software. (link
Not sure if there are other system restore software that will allow you to dynamically resize the image to and fro after the fact. I haven't looked at them in a while.
Anyhow, It's also mostly a shun against practice if you are changing disk size of your Master Boot Record, specially when you switch up the hardware type of a mechanical disk to a solid state drive, thus why its best to do a fresh install.