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 19, 2018

How to Break Free of a Surface Pro 4 Boot Loop

Updated 6-19-2018 no-repeat;center top;; auto Why Does Your Surface Pro Keep Restarting? Usually, when a computer gets stuck in a boot loop, the problem has to […]
March 9, 2018
128 GB USB flash drive hot dog

More than Meets the Eye with USB Flash Drives

Our data recovery lab received an interesting case recently. On the surface, it looked like just an ordinary USB flash drive that had had its plug […]
February 17, 2017
A shorted PCB under a microscope

Samsung 850 EVO Data Recovery Case Study: In Short Supply

Unlike hard disk drives, which can make a lot of noise when they kick the bucket, solid state drives live and die in near-complete silence. This […]
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 […]
January 31, 2017
Seagate Laptop SSHD Recovery

Seagate Laptop SSHD Recovery Case Study: Hard Drive Inaccessible

The client in this Seagate Laptop SSHD recovery case came to us with a hybrid SSHD that had died. The drive still spun up without making […]
November 22, 2016
USB recovery

USB Not Recognized?: USB Recovery Case Study

The client in this data recovery case study had a USB thumb drive that no longer did anything when they plugged it in. The thumb drive […]
October 11, 2016

Formatted SD Card Recovery Case Study: Crucial SD Memory Card

In this formatted SD card recovery case study, the client lost critical files from their SD card. The photos and videos on their SD card were irreplaceable—one […]
September 29, 2016
SanDisk SD card recovery

SanDisk SD Card Recovery Case Study: Deleted Photos

The client in this data recovery case came to us for our SanDisk SD card recovery services. They had accidentally deleted the contents of their camera’s […]
September 15, 2016

SanDisk SSD Recovery Case Study: A110 SSD Firmware Issue

SSDs come in a wide variety of form factors, since they have far fewer constraints on size and shape than traditional drives. This is great for manufacturers […]
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