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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May 18, 2017
Build your own NAS

Build Your Own NAS Server

If your data is important to you, you may have thought about the development of a network-attached storage solution. A personal NAS server will keep your […]
September 1, 2016

Power Outage Data Recovery Case Study: Western Digital AAKX

Summer brings us the joys of long days, warm weather, and perfect opportunities to go to the beach. But it also brings us oppressive heat, humidity, […]
May 26, 2016
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Data Recovery Case Study: Western Digital WD5000LPVX-75V0TT0 Laptop Hard Drive Failed to Boot

Windows Error leaves user unable to access their data Recovery Type: Laptop Drive Capacity: 500GB Manufacturer: Western Digital Model Name: Blue Model Number: WD5000LPVX-75V0TT0 Operating System: Windows Main Symptom: Windows Error Type of […]
November 4, 2015

Reselling backup solutions is not out of your reach!

What does it take to be a reseller for a business-grade backup solution? In most cases, it requires a huge upfront monetary investment and many hours […]
October 21, 2015

Case Study: Seagate Barracuda ST2000DM001 spinning, but not booting

Recovery Type: Desktop Drive Capacity: 2TB Manufacturer: Seagate Model Name: Barracuda Model Number: ST2000DM001 Manufacture Date: 09/2012 Main Symptom: Not booting Type of Data: Word/Excel docs, photos Data Recovery Grade: 9 Binary Read: 51.6% Background: Most […]
October 19, 2015

Case Study: Hitachi HTS545032B9SA02 not booting

Recovery Type: Laptop Drive Capacity: 320GB Manufacturer: Hitachi Model Number: HTS545032B9SA02 Operating System: Apple Main Symptom: Not booting Type of Data: Photos, documents, audio and video Data Recovery Grade: 9 Binary Read: 66.6% Background: […]
August 17, 2015
How to Recover RAID 5 Data

RAID-5 Setup Tips: How to Avoid the Data Recovery Lab

August 10, 2015

Windows 10: An Overview

Note: Very long post, scroll to whichever headings pique your interest if you don’t want to read the whole thing. Seriously, there’s a lot to cover […]
May 11, 2015
HOMBRE shows recently-created filesystems, such as the filesystem in this reformatted partition data recovery case, in red text.

What Software does Gillware Use to Recover Data?

We get questions from our Partners and customers about software we use to recover lost data. The data recovery software platform we use is 100% proprietary.
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