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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July 25, 2016

Motorola Droid MOTXT1254BN64 Data Recovery Case Study

Mobile phones have become an integral part of our daily lives. Phones store our photos, our messages, our contacts, and our memories. They connect us to the […]
July 21, 2016

OWC Aura SSD Data Recovery Case Study: Boot Failure

In this case, a client from a medical clinic came to us for our data recovery services. Using Parallels Desktop, they had been storing medical records […]
July 12, 2016
Can a Windows 10 upgrade cause a hard drive crash? Probably not.

Hard Drive Firmware Repair Case Study: Seagate Barracuda

In this data recovery case, our client finally took the plunge and upgraded their computer to Windows 10. Things worked fine for a little while. But […]
July 11, 2016

GoPro Video File Recovery Case Study: PNY microSD Card

The client in this case had a GoPro video camera full of recorded videos. Those videos were being stored on a tiny microSD card inside the […]
July 8, 2016

RAID-0 Data Recovery Case Study: “File is Empty” Error

In this RAID-0 data recovery scenario, the client woke up one morning to find that the RAID-0 array they used to store their WordPerfect files had […]
July 7, 2016

SD Card File Recovery Case Study: SanDisk SDHC Memory Card

In this SanDisk SD card file recovery case, the client, a photographer, was unable to pull their photos off of the card. While they could access the […]
July 6, 2016

Dell Server Recovery Case Study: PowerEdge Foreign Configuration

In this Dell server recovery scenario, the client’s server fell victim to a power outage. When the power came back on, the Dell PERC 6/i RAID […]
June 30, 2016

QNAP Data Recovery Case Study: RAID-6 Failure

In this QNAP data recovery case, our client had eight three-terabyte hard drives arranged in a RAID-6 configuration using a NAS device and formatted with the […]
June 29, 2016
Gray Screen of Death

FileVault 2 Data Recovery Case Study: Macbook Pro

This client brought their hard drive to us after being met with the “Gray Screen of Death.” The failed Hitachi hard drive pulled from their Macbook Pro was fully […]
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