Case Studies

May 26, 2017
Bad RAM can stop the BIOS from loading

HP Hard Drive Recovery Case Study: The Usual Suspects

Our client in this data recovery case came to us for help with HP hard drive recovery. They had been having some difficulties with their HP […]
May 16, 2017
Western Digital data recovery

Western Digital Data Recovery Case Study: When Backup Isn’t Enough

Sometimes the backup you have isn’t the backup you need. And if you’re not careful, you could find that out the hard way. Such a thing […]
May 9, 2017
S.M.A.R.T. Long and Short DST Seagate Hard Disk Repair

Seagate Hard Disk Repair Case Study: Short DST Failed

The client in this case came to our Seagate hard disk repair specialists when their PC stopped booting. The drive failed a short DST test at startup. […]
May 8, 2017

DVR Video Recovery Case Study: Deleted Footage

Every once in a while, a DVR comes into Gillware’s data recovery lab to give our DVR video recovery specialists a challenge. Or, specifically, (usually) the […]
May 5, 2017
Drobo recovery

Drobo Recovery Case Study: Invalid Node Structure

The client in this data recovery case study had a Drobo unit on the fritz. The Drobo unit, a storage device produced by Data Robotics, could […]
May 2, 2017
FileVault data recovery

FileVault Data Recovery Case Study: Half Baked Hard Drive

The client in this FileVault data recovery case study ended up in hot water when they decided to encrypt the data on their Macbook. The FileVault […]
May 1, 2017
Lenovo data recovery: Hard drive 0xc000009 boot error

Error Code 0xc00000e9: Lenovo Data Recovery Case Study

The client in this Lenovo data recovery case was having a frustrating time with their computer. It just wouldn’t boot up anymore. Upon powering on the […]
April 27, 2017
WD My Book Live Duo NAS Array

NAS Array Recovery Case Study: My Book Live Duo Reformat

This client came to us for our NAS array recovery expertise after losing the data from their Western Digital My Book Live Duo. The device had […]
April 26, 2017
NAS RAID Recovery

0x80070035 Error code: NAS RAID Recovery Case Study

The client in this data recovery case lost the data on their Seagate BlackArmor NAS device when the device became unresponsive. The NAS was not visible […]