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October 20, 2017
Microwaves can help hard drives hold more data... but not microwave ovens!

MAMR: The Future of Ultra-High-Capacity Hard Disk Drives

Hard drives have come a long way over the past six decades. The first hard drives were the size of refrigerators; they had record-sized platters capable […]
March 14, 2017
Basketballs: an uncommon reason for your crashed hard drive

Crashed Hard Drive Recovery Case Study: A Tale of Basketball-Induced Hard Drive Failure

We’ve seen many a crashed hard drive come from dropped laptops. It just comes with the territory—a portable device with a small data storage device inside […]
February 20, 2017
If you have a beeping hard drive, it’s time to stop panicking. The data recovery experts at Gillware are here for you.

The Story Behind Hard Drive Beeps and Computer Beep Codes

February 16, 2017
A typical BOOTMGR image error: "BOOTMGR image is corrupt. The system cannot boot."

Data Recovery Case Study: Fixing a BOOTMGR Image Error (The Hard Way)

February 13, 2017

Dead Hard Drive Recovery Case Study: Breaking the Spin Cycle

November 21, 2016
The client in this HP data recovery case received this Windows boot error message: “The boot selection failed because a required device is inaccessible.”

HP Data Recovery Case Study: Boot Selection Failed

The client in this HP data recovery case study came to us for our Toshiba hard drive repair services. The Toshiba hard drive inside their HP […]
September 22, 2016

Hard Drive Platter Damage Recovery Case Study: Western Digital

When a hard drive comes to our data recovery lab here at Gillware after spending some time in another data recovery company’s lab, it’s usually for […]