Case Studies

October 13, 2017

Flash Drive Repair Case Study: Bent USB Drive

This client came to us with a bent USB drive for Gillware’s flash drive repair services. Unfortunately, this isn’t exactly an uncommon scenario. In many models of […]
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 […]
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