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January 6, 2017
NTFS data recovery experts can help you after Windows 10 downgrade problems cause you to lose data

NTFS Data Recovery Case Study: Windows 10 Downgrade Problems

After trying out Windows 10, plenty of people ultimately chose to back out and return to their old OS. It’s not hard to see why—early adopters […]
January 4, 2017
Western Digital Server Crash

Server Crash Recovery Case Study: Lightning Strikes Twice

The client in this data recovery came to us after their local fire department suffered a server crash. A lightning strike to the station had led […]
January 3, 2017

Laptop Data Recovery Case Study: Disk Not Initialized

The client in this data recovery case came to us after their laptop PC ran into trouble booting. After removing the hard drive and plugging it […]
December 29, 2016
Windows file recovery case study: Reformatted Liteon SSD with Windows reinstalled

Windows File Recovery Case Study: Recovering from a Reinstall

It happens to the best of us sometimes. You reformat your PC’s hard drive and install a nice, fresh version of Windows on it. You get […]
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 28, 2016
Putting a USB thumb drive through a snowblower won't always have a happy ending

Forensic Case Files: A Thumb Drive’s Winter’s Tale

“April is the cruellest month, breeding lilacs out of the dead land, mixing memory and desire, stirring dull roots with spring rain. Winter kept us warm, […]
December 22, 2016
How to Recover RAID 5 Data

How to Recover RAID 5 Data – The Gillware Method

December 20, 2016
Leonardo Dicaprio, playing infamous con man and forger Frank Abagnale, on the set of Steven Spielberg's "Catch Me If You Can" along with the real Frank Abagnale.

Forensic Case Files: Impersonating Your Ex-Boss

If my forgeries looked as bad as the CBS documents, it would have been ‘Catch Me In Two Days’. – Frank Abagnale   Frank Abagnale, infamous […]
December 19, 2016
HDD PCB repair

HDD PCB Repair Case Study: More Than Meets the Eye

The client in this data recovery case had been storing their company’s Peachtree financial database on an old Seagate Barracuda hard drive. Eventually, as all hard […]