Repair Windows 7 Boot Menu On Uefi

I accidentally deleted the windows 7 boot entry in the windows boot manager. My laptop uses uefi instead of bios. The os is windows 7 64bit home premium. Here what i tried and its results: use startup repair: i tried to use startup repair from a windows 7 installation disk (actually, a usb). However, it said that the recovery options was not compatible. There are many causes as mentioned in causes of incompatibility and i was able to eliminate these:64-bit installation disk: checked windows 7 installer boot to uefi: don't know how to check cpu and os architecture are the same: processor (cpu?) Architecture is amd64, os is windows_nt (don't know if the same or not)
Many suggest to use startup repair but i don't know how to make this work.

Use bootrec following repair windows 8 efi bootloader: three commands finished successfully but i still doesn't see the windows 7 boot entry in the windows boot manager. Use diskpart: open diskpart from the command promt from the windows 7 installation usb. View full post.

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