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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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 […]
July 28, 2015

Why DIY Data Recovery Attempts can Hurt Chances of Recovery

Do-it-yourself projects, or DIY projects, are becoming more and more popular, as they can be fun and cost-saving. DIY is becomingso common that there is an […]
April 13, 2015
firmware 101

Data Recovery 101: Firmware

February 13, 2015

Data Recovery 101: Read/Write Head Assembly

Read/write heads are the tiny sensors that do just what their name implies: read data stored on the platters and write data to the platter surface.
January 31, 2012

Classic Video: Why Control Board Swaps Don’t Work on Most Hard Drives

Hard drives manufactured in recent years store more data per square inch of platter area than ever before. This increase in data density each device is […]
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