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!

December 5, 2017
macOS High Sierra

Top 3 Things to Do Before Upgrading to macOS High Sierra

Our data recovery experts know computers backward, forward, inside and out. We have to. In this post, our Mac data recovery expert Charles talks a bit […]
October 9, 2017
Is this your MacBook? No.

EFI Firmware: Not So Firm? Gillware’s Take on Apple’s Firmware Issues

Over the past two weeks, the infosec (information security) and Apple community have been shocked by the discovery that, according to research performed by Duo Labs […]
February 9, 2017
Fusion Drive

Keeping Data Recovery Possible With Fusion Drives

Apple introduced its Fusion Drive technology in 2012 to marry speedy solid state flash memory with traditional hard disk drives. The Fusion Drive is a proprietary […]
August 31, 2016

MacBook Pro Data Recovery Case Study: Hitachi HTS545050A7E362

In this Macbook Pro data recovery case study, the client turned on their laptop one morning and the dreaded “Gray Screen of Death” popped up. This gray […]
October 19, 2015

Case Study: Hitachi HTS545032B9SA02 not booting

Recovery Type: Laptop Drive Capacity: 320GB Manufacturer: Hitachi Model Number: HTS545032B9SA02 Operating System: Apple Main Symptom: Not booting Type of Data: Photos, documents, audio and video Data Recovery Grade: 9 Binary Read: 66.6% Background: […]
September 22, 2015

Thinking Big, Building Small: Cornice Case Study

Two years ago, Western Digital began shipping their new UltraSlim hard drives, which are roughly half as thick as the standard laptop hard drive — 5mm versus […]
July 6, 2011

Apple-based RAID device using 3 Hitachi 500 GB HDS725050KLA360

Saving data for a small business always feels good, and especially so when it’s for a neighbor. Jon’s company, which specializes in custom cartography and illustrations, […]