Failed read/write heads

July 5, 2016

Hard Disk 3F0 Error Data Recovery Case Study

In this data recovery case, the client’s PC failed to boot up. The computer told the client upon powering up their computer that the boot device could not […]
June 27, 2016

Raptor Hard Drive Repair Case Study

Before it even arrived we knew this Raptor hard drive repair case was going to be incredibly difficult. This was an unusual data recovery case for […]
June 17, 2016
The read/write heads from this clicking hard drive.

Clicking Seagate Hard Drive Case Study: When Backup Isn’t Backup

Here at Gillware, it isn’t uncommon to see a client come to us with a clicking Seagate hard drive filled with family photos and other files […]
June 7, 2016
hard drive

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 […]
April 18, 2014

Case Study: Western Digital Passport WD10TMVW-11ZSMS4 not spinning

Recovery Type: External Hard Drive Drive Capacity: 1TB Manufacturer: Western Digital Model Name: Passport Model Number: WD10TMVW-11ZSMS4 Manufacture Date: 28 July 2012 Main Symptom: Not Spinning Type of Data: Pictures and Images Data Recovery […]