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February 21, 2017
Virtual machine forensics is like opening up a Matryoshka doll--There's always more inside.

Forensic Case Files: Virtual Machine Matryoshka

“Keep thinking. You can hear our brains rattling around inside us, like the littler Russian dolls.” – M. T. Anderson In this case study, we got […]
February 20, 2017
If you have a beeping hard drive, it’s time to stop panicking. The data recovery experts at Gillware are here for you.

The Story Behind Hard Drive Beeps and Computer Beep Codes

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 […]
February 16, 2017
A typical BOOTMGR image error: "BOOTMGR image is corrupt. The system cannot boot."

Data Recovery Case Study: Fixing a BOOTMGR Image Error (The Hard Way)

February 15, 2017
Iomega StorCenter IX4 NAS device data recovery

Iomega StorCenter IX4 Data Recovery Case Study: RAID-10 Failure

The client in this RAID data recovery case had a four-drive RAID-10 array that had failed when two of its four hard drives died. The RAID-10 array […]
February 14, 2017
Dell T420 Server PERC H700 BIOS

Dell T420 Data Recovery Case Study: “State Foreign” Error

The client in this data recovery case came to us to get data recovered from their crashed Dell T420 server. This Dell T420 server used a RAID-5 […]
February 13, 2017

Dead Hard Drive Recovery Case Study: Breaking the Spin Cycle

February 10, 2017
How not to celebrate National Clean Out Your Computer Day and National Tortellini Day

How to Celebrate Clean Out Your Computer Day 2017 (Without Getting Tortellini in Your PC Tower)

On the second Monday of every February, you can celebrate “National Clean Out Your Computer Day”. This year, that Monday falls on the 13th of February. […]
February 9, 2017
Fusion Drive

Keeping Data Recovery Possible With Fusion Drives