May 23, 2016

By the Numbers: A Breakdown of Gillware’s Data Recovery Case Work

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] We’re all about the numbers. Gillware evaluates thousands of failed storage devices for data recovery each year. From hard drives to SSDs, tiny micro SD […]
March 2, 2016

Case Study: Panasonic KX-TG4741 Deleted Voicemails

Recovery Type: Answering Machine Internal Memory: 2MB Manufacturer: Panasonic Model Name: KX-TG4741 Manufacture Date: 11/2011 Main Symptom: Deleted Data Type of Data: Voicemails Background: This is a unique […]
February 9, 2016
Kingston DTSE9 8GB flash drive

Kingston DataTraveler DTSE9 monolith not detected

Recovery Type: Monolithic USB flash driveDevice Capacity: 8GBDevice Manufacturer: KingstonModel Name: DataTravelerModel Number: DTSE9Main Symptom: UnresponsiveType of Data: Photos and DocumentsData Recovery Grade: 10 Chip Information:Manufacturer: ToshibaID: THNU3EN00PL07 As capacities go up and costs go down […]
February 8, 2016
Western Digital 750GB hard drive

Western Digital Black WD7500PBKX-22HPJT0 not booting due to reformat

Recovery Type: LaptopDrive Capacity: 750 GBManufacturer: Western DigitalModel Name: BlackOperating System: WindowsModel Number: WD7500BPKX-22HPJT0Manufacture Date: 03/2015Main Symptom: Not bootingType of Data: Photos, Videos, Outlook, Microsoft DocumentsData Recovery Grade: 9 Background: It’s a pretty common […]
February 2, 2016

Build your own BDR Shopping List

What’s a BDR anyway? There’s a lot of talk about BDRs these days, but what a BDR is and how they can be used may be […]
December 29, 2015
gillware myth buster postcard

Four Data Recovery Myths Busted

When a customer comes to you with lost data, you probably have a number of different things you try to get their data back. Oftentimes, one […]
December 15, 2015

Case Study: Motorola Moto E XT1526 locked out

Recovery Type: Mobile PhoneInternal Memory: 7.8GBManufacturer: MotorolaModel Name: Moto EOperating System: AndroidCarrier: TracFone Wireless (GSM)Model Number: XT1526Manufacture Date: 03/2015Main Symptom: Locked outType of Data: Photos, text […]
November 25, 2015
Size comparison of the NAND chip and a penny. The first photo is the top of the NAND chip, and the second photo is the underbody of the NAND chip.

How Do Smartphones Store Data?

Updated November 25th, 2015 Thank you to Cody Dorn for helping write this article.  We get cases here every now and then for failed smartphones, whether it […]
November 20, 2015

Laptop Security for the Business Professional

Information security can seem very complicated for anyone that works outside the information security business.  New security technologies come out every year, while new hacks and […]