Posts related to “data recovery”

Gillware is one of the foremost experts in the industry, with world-class facilities and an unrivaled knowledge base. On Gillware’s blog, you can find articles and case studies on just about every topic imaginable in the world of data recovery, from hard drives and SSDs to flash drives and SD cards to massive enterprise-grade RAID arrays.

Here you will find every post on Gillware’s blog with the tag “data recovery.” These range from articles on Gillware’s process and how the industry works to case studies showing off the skills of Gillware’s talented technicians and the range of work that can be done in our lab.

December 7, 2017

Dead Hard Drive Contains Bitcoin Wallet

Let’s say you store your Bitcoin wallet on an external hard drive rather than trust third-party wallet storage providers with your money. It’s an understandable choice. […]
November 28, 2017
mac data recovery

Top 3 Mac Nightmares

At Gillware, we’ve heard all the stories when it comes to computer failure: You dropped your MacBook or spilled coffee all over the keyboard. You left […]
November 6, 2017

Hard Drive Freezer Method: Melting the Data Recovery Myth

Winter weather is fast approaching (although it sure doesn’t feel like it yet). With autumn chill over the horizon, our thoughts drift to colder temperatures. And […]
October 13, 2017

Flash Drive Repair Case Study: Bent USB Drive

This client came to us with a bent USB drive for Gillware’s flash drive repair services. Unfortunately, this isn’t exactly an uncommon scenario. In many models of […]
September 8, 2017

Professional Hard Drive Repair FAQ

Data recovery and professional hard drive repair is a niche and oft-misunderstood industry. Take a journey with Kirk Harvell, one of Gillware’s data recovery experts, as […]
July 22, 2017

Dropped Hard Drive Data Recovery Case Study: Seagate Barracuda

In this hard drive data recovery case, the client had been storing research documents and family photos on an external Seagate Expansion Desktop Drive. One day, the […]
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 26, 2017
Bad RAM can stop the BIOS from loading

HP Hard Drive Recovery Case Study: The Usual Suspects

Our client in this data recovery case came to us for help with HP hard drive recovery. They had been having some difficulties with their HP […]
May 22, 2017
2.5" Western Digital External hard drive

Fixing an External Hard Drive

When an external hard drive stops working, there are a couple of basic troubleshooting tests. This post isn’t completely focused on fixing the drive, as the […]