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!

April 4, 2017
WD MyCloud data recovery

WD MyCloud Data Recovery Case Study: The Cloud In Your Living Room

The client in this data recovery case study came to Gillware with a Western Digital MyCloud storage device. Its diagnostic LED light, which normally shines and […]
March 10, 2017
WD Blue hard disk drive failure

Hard Disk Drive Failure Recovery Case Study: Hard Drive Not Spinning

The client in this data recovery case came to our lab after suffering a hard disk drive failure. Their Western Digital hard drive had stopped spinning […]
February 23, 2017
Gray Screen of Death

Power Outage Data Recovery Case Study: Gray Screen of Death

The client in this data recovery case study came to us after a power outage. In the aftermath of the blackout, their iMac wouldn’t start up […]
November 8, 2016
WD My Book Data Recovery

WD My Book Data Recovery Case Study: Raw Hard Drive Recovery

The client in this case study had owned a Western Digital My Book external hard drive. The drive had worked fine, up until its USB port […]
May 26, 2016
recovery results

Data Recovery Case Study: Western Digital WD5000LPVX-75V0TT0 Laptop Hard Drive Failed to Boot

Windows Error leaves user unable to access their data Recovery Type: Laptop Drive Capacity: 500GB Manufacturer: Western Digital Model Name: Blue Model Number: WD5000LPVX-75V0TT0 Operating System: Windows Main Symptom: Windows Error Type of […]
May 9, 2014

Case Study: Western Digital Blue WD3200AAKS-00L9A0 making a clicking noise

Recovery Type: Desktop Drive Capacity: 320GB Manufacturer: Western Digital Model Name: Blue Model Number: WD3200AAKS-00L9A0 Manufacture Date: 04 Feb 2010 Main Symptom: Clicking Type of Data: Business Documents, Images, Videos Data Recovery Grade: 10 Binary […]