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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October 8, 2018
Has the Windows 10 October update deleted your data? We can help.

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

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 […]
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 […]
June 19, 2018

Hard Drive Beeping: Why It Happens & How We Fix It – Seagate Case Study

Updated 6-19-2018 If your computer can’t boot up and you can hear it making weak beeping noises, open it up and take a closer listen. That […]
June 19, 2018

How to Break Free of a Surface Pro 4 Boot Loop

Updated 6-19-2018 no-repeat;center top;; auto Why Does Your Surface Pro Keep Restarting? Usually, when a computer gets stuck in a boot loop, the problem has to […]
June 19, 2018

Dell Error Code 0142: What It Is and How to Fix It

Updated 6-19-2018 A Hard Drive Error Code 0142 is one of the many ominous, obtuse, indecipherable boot error messages you might end up seeing if your […]
April 13, 2018
Cyberattacks and Data Breaches Banner Under Armor Equifax MyFitnessPal Boeing Uber

Why Do Cyberattacks and Data Breaches Happen, Anyway?

40 default Equifax, Uber, Yahoo, Boeing, UnderArmor, MyFitnessPal, Panera, and even US power plants and gas pipelines. Private sector or public sector, big or small, it […]
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