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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June 1, 2017

“This is a NAS data disk and cannot boot system” Error Message

You’ve been working on your NAS disks, or maybe you’ve been mucking around in your computer’s BIOS. You reboot your computer, and you get the message: “This is a […]
May 16, 2017
Western Digital data recovery

Western Digital Data Recovery Case Study: When Backup Isn’t Enough

Sometimes the backup you have isn’t the backup you need. And if you’re not careful, you could find that out the hard way. Such a thing […]
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 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 […]
March 3, 2017
Operating System Not Found hard drive boot error message

Data Recovery Case Study: “No Operating System Found” Boot Error

“No Operating System Found”—Anatomy of a Hard Drive Boot Error When you get a “no operating system found” error message, your computer is telling you, in […]
January 23, 2017
Unmountable boot error

Hitachi HDD Recovery Case Study: Unmountable Boot Volume

The client in this Hitachi HDD recovery case brought their laptop to Gillware after a hard drive failure cut them off from their personal documents and […]
January 18, 2017
Hard drive boot error

0xc000000f BCD Error: Hard Drive Boot Error Case Study

If you’re a PC user, you may have encountered this hard drive boot error at least once in your life: File: \Boot\BCD Status: 0xc000000f Info: An […]
December 2, 2016
Windows 10 Startup Repair Loop

Escaping a Windows 10 Startup Repair Loop… With Gillware’s Help

If you depend on your computer (as many of us do), few things in this world can make your heart skip a beat like an infinite […]
November 23, 2016
Drobo data recovery

Drobo Data Recovery Case Study: Invalid Partition Table

The client in this data recovery case came to us when their Drobo unit suddenly showed up as blank on their Windows PC. Drobo units, designed […]
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