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.

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March 6, 2017
The Dragon in the Cloud

There Be Dragons in the Cloud—What Can We Learn from Amazon S3?

On February 28, 2017, Amazon Web Services’s servers decided to celebrate Mardi Gras in an unusual way. A problem in one of AWS’s massive data centers […]
March 3, 2017
Operating System Not Found hard drive boot error message

Data Recovery Case Study: “No Operating System Found” Boot Error

“No Operating System Found”—Anatomy of a Hard Drive Boot Error When you get a “no operating system found” error message, your computer is telling you, in […]
March 2, 2017
The Cloudbleed bug may have affected thousands of websites.

Cloudbleed: What It Means for Users and MSPs

On February 23, 2017, Cloudflare, an internet company providing essential infrastructure and services to thousands of websites, announced it had found and rectified a bug in its […]
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 […]
February 24, 2017
Toshiba Canvio data recovery

Toshiba Canvio Data Recovery Case Study: When Software Can’t Fix a Hard Crash

Our client braced themselves for the worst when their Toshiba Canvio external hard disk clattered to the floor, wrenching itself free of the USB cable tethering […]
February 23, 2017
Gray Screen of Death

Power Outage Data Recovery Case Study: Gray Screen of Death

The client in this data recovery case study came to us after a power outage. In the aftermath of the blackout, their iMac wouldn’t start up […]
February 22, 2017

External Hard Drive Repair Case Study: WD My Book Not Recognized

February 20, 2017
Beeping hard drive

Data Recovery Case Study: The Story Behind Hard Drive Beeps

The client in this case study got in touch with us after the hard drive in their computer started beeping on startup. At first, their local […]
February 17, 2017
A shorted PCB under a microscope

Samsung 850 EVO Data Recovery Case Study: In Short Supply

Unlike hard disk drives, which can make a lot of noise when they kick the bucket, solid state drives live and die in near-complete silence. This […]
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