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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September 15, 2016

SanDisk SSD Recovery Case Study: A110 SSD Firmware Issue

SSDs come in a wide variety of form factors, since they have far fewer constraints on size and shape than traditional drives. This is great for manufacturers […]
September 14, 2016
How to Recover RAID 5 Data

IBM Storwize Data Recovery Case Study: Storwize V3700 Business Server

This crashed server came to Gillware all the way from Spain. The client had an IBM Storwize V3700 server machine with eighteen enterprise-grade hard drives that […]
September 13, 2016

Intel SSD 8MB Bug Data Recovery Case Study: 320 Series

The Intel SSD 8MB bug began appearing in 2011, with Intel confirming the firmware bug’s “sightings” around August of that year. Since its first appearance, the […]
September 12, 2016

Burned Hard Drive Data Recovery Case Study: Toshiba MK8026GAX

Fire and electronics rarely mix. Generally, fire is even more destructive than water is to electronics, mainly because while a lot of water-induced corrosion can be […]
September 9, 2016
Western Digital laptop drive

Whining Hard Drive Data Recovery Case Study: Western Digital

Cats and dogs whine. Children whine (and some adults, too). And, as it turns out, even hard drives can whine sometimes. While a whining child can […]
September 7, 2016
Hard drive platters

Western Digital HDD Repair Case Study: Winter is Coming

The client in this Western Digital HDD repair case needed pictures and documents recovered from their 320 GB Western Digital hard drive. The drive had failed, producing […]
September 6, 2016

Windows 10 Reset File Recovery Case Study: Hitachi Deskstar

In this Windows 10 reset file recovery case, our client came to us for our Windows 10 reset file recovery services. When their computer had failed to […]
September 2, 2016

Dropped External Drive Data Recovery Case Study: Life in the Slow Lane

Hard drives were not designed to endure massive impacts while running. This is common knowledge now, especially with the advent of portable external hard drives that […]
September 1, 2016

Power Outage Data Recovery Case Study: Western Digital AAKX

Summer brings us the joys of long days, warm weather, and perfect opportunities to go to the beach. But it also brings us oppressive heat, humidity, […]
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