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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November 17, 2016
Western Digital My Book Live data recovery

My Book Live Data Recovery Case Study: Inaccessible NAS Device

In this data recovery case, our client had a Western Digital network-attached storage device. A network-attached storage device, or NAS, is accessible not via a USB […]
November 15, 2016
USB drive repair

USB Drive Repair Case Study: Windows Error Code 43

This client’s SanDisk Cruzer USB flash drive had a problem. In Device Manager, Windows told the client it had encountered an unspecified error and had stopped […]
November 14, 2016
VDI recovery and hard drive PCB replacement

VDI Recovery Case Study: Hard Drive PCB Replacement

The client in this case had been storing Oracle VDI files on their computer’s internal Western Digital hard drive. A VDI file, or “virtual disk image”, […]
November 11, 2016
Clicking Western Digital hard drive

Clicking Western Digital Hard Drive Recovery Case Study: Settling the Score

The client in this data recovery case came to Gillware with a clicking Western Digital hard drive. They had been using their Western Digital My Passport […]
November 10, 2016

File Recovery Case Study: Recovering Deleted Files

The client in this file recovery case was having a day like any other. Their PC was running just fine. Nothing on their computer’s hard drive […]
November 8, 2016
WD My Book Data Recovery

WD My Book Data Recovery Case Study: Raw Hard Drive Recovery

The client in this case study had owned a Western Digital My Book external hard drive. The drive had worked fine, up until its USB port […]
November 3, 2016
VHD Recovery

VHD Recovery Case Study: Breaking the Boot Cycle

There are few things in this world more frustrating than to be caught in an endless reboot cycle. But while these cycles usually don’t indicate a […]
November 3, 2016
Hitachi hard drive repair

Hitachi Hard Drive Repair Case Study: A Tale of Two Drives

The client in this data recovery case came to us for our Hitachi hard drive repair services. In their computer they’d had a 500 GB Hitachi […]
November 2, 2016
EFS recovery

EFS Recovery Case Study: No Bootable Device Found in BIOS

The client in this EFS data recovery case had a problem with their Liteon SSD. Their Windows laptop was not detecting the SSD as a valid […]
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