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 17, 2015

Case Study: Alcatel One Touch Fierce 2 7040N locked out

Recovery Type: Mobile Phone Internal Memory: 4GB Manufacturer: Alcatel Model Name: One Touch Fierce 2 Operating System: Android Carrier: TracFone Wireless (GSM) Model Number: 7040N Manufacture Date: 09/2014 Main Symptom: Locked out Type […]
November 2, 2015

Case Study: TracFone Wireless LG L34C locked out

Recovery Type: Mobile Phone Internal Memory: 1.79GB Manufacturer: LG Model Name: Optimus Fuel Operating System: Android Carrier: TracFone Model Number: L34C Manufacture Date: 09/2014 Main Symptom: Locked out Type of Data: Photos, text messages, […]
October 6, 2015
Hitachi Deskstar with platter damage

Drive Handling Guide for IT Professionals

Originally posted June 27th, 2011. Updated Oct. 6th, 2015. Clients who suddenly lose access to their drive’s data may come to you in a panic. They […]
May 26, 2015

How the Monolith Changed the USB Flash Drive Data Recovery Game

The monolith has many things going for it, but what protects the drive from the elements also protects the drive from recovery engineers. How do you get at the NAND flash memory when it’s buried in an enclosure like this?
April 17, 2015

Android Device Data Recovery: Gillware’s Method

As we continue innovating in our world of mobile devices including tablets, cell phones and other media players, devices fall victim to failure of equipment or environment.