Posts related to “HDD”

The HDD, an integral component of every computer since the 1950s, makes up one of the most common visitors to Gillware’s data recovery lab. Gillware is one of the foremost experts in the industry, with world-class facilities and an unrivaled knowledge base. We have over a decade of experience with all sorts of hard disk drive failures and know how to recover data from data loss situations of all kinds.

Whether you have a clicking, beeping, or smoking HDD, a dropped hard disk drive, or a drive that just won’t boot, Gillware has the experienced technicians who can help you.

May 9, 2017
S.M.A.R.T. Long and Short DST Seagate Hard Disk Repair

Seagate Hard Disk Repair Case Study: Short DST Failed

The client in this case came to our Seagate hard disk repair specialists when their PC stopped booting. The drive failed a short DST test at startup. […]
May 8, 2017

DVR Video Recovery Case Study: Deleted Footage

Every once in a while, a DVR comes into Gillware’s data recovery lab to give our DVR video recovery specialists a challenge. Or, specifically, (usually) the […]
April 25, 2017
Fusion Drive recovery in an iMac data recovery case study

iMac Data Recovery Case Study: Fusion Drive Recovery

The client in this iMac data recovery case came to us after their computer broke down. It wouldn’t boot anymore, and the client’s local computer repair […]
April 18, 2017
Macbook data recovery--PCB replacement

Macbook Data Recovery Case Study: Hard Drive Fails to Boot

Our client here in this Macbook data recovery case was in trouble. Their Macbook had served them well for years—but now it was toast. They would […]
April 14, 2017
A photo of Core International workers dumping defective CMI hard drives into the Atlantic Ocean

Hard Drive History Lesson: The PC AT and CMI’s Burial at Sea

Hard disk drives might seem like a dry subject. But the history of hard disk drives and their evolution from five-megabyte fridge-sized monstrosities to five hundred […]
April 10, 2017
How to Fix an External Hard Drive

How to Fix an External Hard Drive

When your external hard drive breaks down, it’s up to specially-trained experts to safely and reliably make the necessary repairs. Portable external hard drives can fail […]
April 10, 2017
WD My Book Live data recovery

How to Recover Data From an External Hard Drive

Portable external hard drives can fail and break down just like any other hard drive. In fact, due to their portability, they’re even more susceptible to […]
April 10, 2017
Nine common hard drive failure symptoms

How to Recover Data From a Dead Hard Drive

When your hard drive dies, there’s very little you can do on your own. You can find a lot of DIY data recovery tips on the […]
April 7, 2017
Burnishing tools in a professional data recovery lab

Recover Lost Files With Gillware

There are a lot of different ways that hard drives can lose data, from physical issues in which the sensitive internal components break down to logical […]