Gillware Data Recovery Blog

Every week Gillware solves hundreds of complex data recovery cases. We try to pick the most interesting cases to write about in our data recovery blog. Our lead blogger Will worked in our data recovery lab for over a year before joining our marketing team to assist with the data recovery blog. Gillware has performed data recovery services on just about every piece of storage equipment imaginable, even electronic holiday ornaments.

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December 13, 2018
Macbook Pro 13" 2016 A1706 motherboard

Macbook Pro Black Screen with No Indicator Lights: A Data Recovery Case Study

November 27, 2018
Ext4 File System logo

How to Recover Data on an Ext4 File System

October 18, 2018

How to fix a corrupted USB drive on Windows 10

Knowledge of how to fix a corrupted USB drive can save you a lot of work in redoing your project all over again. A USB pen […]
October 8, 2018

Windows 10 October 2018 Update Deleted Your Files — What Do You Do?

Last week, Microsoft released a doozy of an update for Windows 10, and many users who were first to install the patch quickly discovered that the […]
August 23, 2018
Ransomware Prevention

Gillware’s Ransomware Prevention Guidelines

The so-called ransomware “industry” has grown rapidly over the past few years. Today, a business finds itself under attack almost every 40 seconds. The ransomware industry […]
August 14, 2018
The Freezer in Gillware's kitchen

Hard Drive Freezer Method: Melting the Freezer Data Recovery Myth

As Wisconsinites, whether we’re in the sweltering throes of another record-breaking summer or the dead of winter, colder temperatures will always be on our minds… and […]
July 24, 2018
Data breaches grow more serious every year. Source: blogtrepreneur.com/tech

Five Ways to Prepare for a Data Breach in 2018

With all the news about data breaches, you may think the threat landscape cannot possibly get any worse – but that is the expectation among industry […]
June 19, 2018
HP hardware diagnostic "short DST failed" error message

Short DST Failed! Disk Self Testing: The Long and Short of It

Updated 6-19-2018 What happens when I have a short DST failure? What does it mean when my computer says that a hard drive short DST check […]
June 19, 2018

Hard Disk 3F0 Error: What Is It?

Updated 6-19-2018 no-repeat;center top;; auto Have you run into a Hard Disk 3F0 error on your HP laptop or desktop PC? When you try to power […]
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