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. Please subscribe and enjoy!

May 1, 2017
Lenovo data recovery: Hard drive 0xc000009 boot error

Error Code 0xc00000e9: Lenovo Data Recovery Case Study

The client in this Lenovo data recovery case was having a frustrating time with their computer. It just wouldn’t boot up anymore. Upon powering on the […]
April 27, 2017
WD My Book Live Duo NAS Array

NAS Array Recovery Case Study: My Book Live Duo Reformat

This client came to us for our NAS array recovery expertise after losing the data from their Western Digital My Book Live Duo. The device had […]
April 26, 2017
NAS RAID Recovery

0x80070035 Error code: NAS RAID Recovery Case Study

The client in this data recovery case lost the data on their Seagate BlackArmor NAS device when the device became unresponsive. The NAS was not visible […]
April 25, 2017
Fusion Drive recovery in an iMac data recovery case study

iMac Data Recovery Case Study: Fusion Drive Recovery

The client in this iMac data recovery case came to us after their computer broke down. It wouldn’t boot anymore, and the client’s local computer repair […]
April 21, 2017
computer data recovery hard drive

Computer Data Recovery Basics: Hard Drives and Solid State Drives

When you hear your hard drive clicking, when your solid state drive stops working for one of a myriad of reasons, or when your computer stops recognizing […]
April 20, 2017

Hitachi Hard Disk Repair Case Study: Corrupt MFT

The client in this data recovery case lost a lot of their data, including financial documents and family photos, when their PC’s Hitachi hard disk drive […]
April 19, 2017
Unknown device in Windows Device Manager

Western Digital Recovery Case Study: Unknown Device

You might think that your hard drive is most at risk of being dropped when it’s inside a portable external casing, or inside a laptop. Hard […]
April 18, 2017
Macbook data recovery--PCB replacement

Macbook Data Recovery Case Study: Hard Drive Fails to Boot

Our client here in this Macbook data recovery case was in trouble. Their Macbook had served them well for years—but now it was toast. They would […]
April 14, 2017
A photo of Core International workers dumping defective CMI hard drives into the Atlantic Ocean

Hard Drive History Lesson: The PC AT and CMI’s Burial at Sea

Hard disk drives might seem like a dry subject. But the history of hard disk drives and their evolution from five-megabyte fridge-sized monstrosities to five hundred […]