How can I recover deleted files?

Hello

Yesterday, I deleted the 2 files form the office. I think they were "desktop.ini" file or similar. I deleted them because I thought that some programs created to do something not important.
Then I realized they were system files that were there from the beginning, but they were hidden files. I don't know how the configuration changed to see these files, I changed didn¡t.
Anyway, I tried to get back them through the 'system restore', but it did not work. I'm worried because it's a new laptop and I don't know if this would affect the system. I also scanned the disc for the virus, but it did not show anything.
Please tell me how can I recover these files safely (do not install programs that I don't know who created them).
Mi computer system is Windows Vista Home Basic.
Thank you very much

Diego.

Diego_21, thanks for posting on the Microsoft forums.

Desktop.ini is a file of parameters for your desktop, if it is deleted it will be recreated automatically the next time you start upward. If you choose however to try to recover a file of permanent deletion there are many applications of freeware that you can use. Just use your favorite search engine.

If you need help please reply.
Kind regards
Aaron Barth

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