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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

December 13, 2016
Seagate NAS recovery

Seagate NAS Recovery Case Study: Firmware Foibles

The client in this data recovery case came to us for our Seagate NAS recovery services. This client had been using their Seagate Central NAS device for […]
December 13, 2016
Illustration showing frogs raining from sky

Forensic Case Files: Reviving a Samsung Galaxy S3

“What you see depends on how you view the world. To most people, dirt is just dirt. To a farmer, it’s potential.”  ~ Doe Zantamata Earlier this […]
December 12, 2016
Default Boot Device Missing or Boot Failed. Insert recovery media and hit any key, then select Boot Manager to choose a new boot device to boot or recovery media.

Inaccessible Hard Drive Recovery Case Study: Boot Device Missing

The client in this data recovery case had an inaccessible hard drive on their hands. When they turned on their Lenovo laptop, they received an error […]
December 12, 2016
ZTE Prestige N9132 screen with crack

Case Study: ZTE Prestige N9132 Chip-Off

In the late spring of 2016 we received a cell phone from Detective Robert Hale of the Town of Madison Police Department for forensic work. This was a […]
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 […]
December 8, 2016
Toshiba HDD Recovery

Toshiba HDD Recovery Case Study: Hard Drive Clicking

December 6, 2016
QNAP NAS Recovery

QNAP NAS Recovery Case Study: It’s (QNAP) Turbo Time

Our client here brought their QNAP Turbo NAS device to Gillware when their data became inaccessible. The TVS-471, with three hard drives in a RAID-5 array, […]
December 5, 2016
Smoking Hard Drive

Hard Disk Repair Case Study: Fixing a Smoking Hard Drive

Someday, the hard disk drive inside your computer may become a fire hazard. In this data recovery case, our client came to us for our hard disk […]