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. Please subscribe and enjoy!

April 20, 2017

Hitachi Hard Disk Repair Case Study: Corrupt MFT

The client in this data recovery case lost a lot of their data, including financial documents and family photos, when their PC’s Hitachi hard disk drive […]
February 28, 2017
Corrupt user profile error Windows 10

Windows 10 Data Recovery Case Study: Corrupt User Profile

There are some days where it just feels like technology has developed a vendetta against you. Our client in this data recovery case was having one […]
December 14, 2016
Corrupted SD card recovery: "The file or directory is corrupted and unreadable."

Corrupted SD Card Recovery Case Study: When Good Cards Go Bad

The client in this data recovery case study was a professional photographer. They had just returned from a photoshoot, eager to copy their work over to […]
September 20, 2016

Toshiba Hard Drive Recovery Case Study: Logical Corruption

When your computer freezes or crashes, it’s usually just a minor annoyance—although it can be a major frustration if you’ve gone a few hours without saving […]
June 7, 2016
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Platter Damage Data Recovery Case Study: Hitachi Deskstar

When a hard drive starts making unusual clicking noises, it is because the drive’s magnetic read/write heads have run into a problem while attempting to read […]
October 11, 2012

Case Study: Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 ST31000340AS with failed heads, corrupted firmware

Contemporary hard drives use something called S.M.A.R.T. It stand for Self-Monitoring, Analysis and Reporting Technology, and its purpose is to predict hard drive failure and warn its user so […]