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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April 12, 2017
Can a magnet like this wipe your data and ruin your hard drive? Probably not... but still keep it away from your computer.

Damaged Hard Drive Recovery Case Study: A Magnetic Personality?

Our client in this data recovery case came to us with a dying hard drive. They had taken the external hard drive, which they’d used to […]
April 11, 2017

April 2017 Small Business NAS Review – Synology DS1815+

When it comes to running a business, the question of data storage can be tricky. Requirements usually exceed simply buying some cheap external storage, but most […]
April 10, 2017
How to Fix an External Hard Drive

How to Fix an External Hard Drive

When your external hard drive breaks down, it’s up to specially-trained experts to safely and reliably make the necessary repairs. Portable external hard drives can fail […]
April 10, 2017
WD My Book Live data recovery

How to Recover Data From an External Hard Drive

Portable external hard drives can fail and break down just like any other hard drive. In fact, due to their portability, they’re even more susceptible to […]
April 10, 2017
Nine common hard drive failure symptoms

How to Recover Data From a Dead Hard Drive

When your hard drive dies, there’s very little you can do on your own. You can find a lot of DIY data recovery tips on the […]
April 10, 2017
PSOD data recovery

Purple Screen Of Death (PSOD) Data Recovery

When you use VMWare ESXi for your server, you may be unfortunate enough to encounter a PSOD. A PSOD, or “Purple Screen of Death”, is a diagnostic […]
April 7, 2017
Raw partition recovery

Raw Partition Recovery and Uninitialized Disks

When a hard drive suddenly becomes “raw” or “uninitialized” due to some form of failure, it can take careful work by data recovery experts to retrieve […]
April 7, 2017
Burnishing tools in a professional data recovery lab

Recover Lost Files With Gillware

There are a lot of different ways that hard drives can lose data, from physical issues in which the sensitive internal components break down to logical […]
April 7, 2017
A cleanroom technician can recover hard drive data from a broken drive.

Recover Hard Drive Data With Gillware

Hard drives can lose data in a lot of different ways. Any number of physical issues can break down the drive’s sensitive internal components. Logical issues […]
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