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!

December 28, 2016
Photo recovery: PNY Elite Performance SD Card

Photo Recovery Case Study: PNY SD Card Won’t Read

The client in this data recovery case came to Gillware for our photo recovery services. The client was a photographer who’d recently finished a wedding shoot […]
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 […]
December 9, 2016
Memory Card Recovery

Memory Card Recovery Case Study: Formatted SD Card

The client in this memory card recovery case study had an eight-gigabyte SanDisk SD card full of videos. Or, at least, it had been full of […]
October 11, 2016

Formatted SD Card Recovery Case Study: Crucial SD Memory Card

In this formatted SD card recovery case study, the client lost critical files from their SD card. The photos and videos on their SD card were irreplaceable—one […]
September 29, 2016
SanDisk SD card recovery

SanDisk SD Card Recovery Case Study: Deleted Photos

The client in this data recovery case came to us for our SanDisk SD card recovery services. They had accidentally deleted the contents of their camera’s […]
July 11, 2016

GoPro Video File Recovery Case Study: PNY microSD Card

The client in this case had a GoPro video camera full of recorded videos. Those videos were being stored on a tiny microSD card inside the […]
July 7, 2016

SD Card File Recovery Case Study: SanDisk SDHC Memory Card

In this SanDisk SD card file recovery case, the client, a photographer, was unable to pull their photos off of the card. While they could access the […]
June 9, 2016

Forensic Case Study: ZTE N9132 “Prestige” Prepaid Boost Mobile Chip Off

In this post, we’re taking a trip away from the Gillware Data Recovery lab and over to the Gillware Digital Forensics lab. This case is an example […]
November 25, 2015

How Do Smartphones Store Data?

Updated November 25th, 2015 Thank you to Cody Dorn for helping write this article.  We get cases here every now and then for failed smartphones, whether it […]