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November 27, 2018

How to Recover Data on an Ext4 File System

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 26, 2017
NAS RAID Recovery

0x80070035 Error code: NAS RAID Recovery Case Study

The client in this data recovery case lost the data on their Seagate BlackArmor NAS device when the device became unresponsive. The NAS was not visible […]
April 4, 2017
WD MyCloud data recovery

WD MyCloud Data Recovery Case Study: The Cloud In Your Living Room

The client in this data recovery case study came to Gillware with a Western Digital MyCloud storage device. Its diagnostic LED light, which normally shines and […]
March 23, 2017
Dell PowerVault MD1000 data recovery

ZFS Data Recovery Case Study: PowerVault MD1000 Failure

The client in this ZFS data recovery case had a Dell PowerVault MD1000. In this PowerVault were two fourteen-drive RAID server arrays. When their business relocated, they […]
December 13, 2016
Seagate NAS recovery

Seagate NAS Recovery Case Study: Firmware Foibles

The client in this data recovery case came to us for our Seagate NAS recovery services. This client had been using their Seagate Central NAS device for […]
December 6, 2016
QNAP NAS Recovery

QNAP NAS Recovery Case Study: It’s (QNAP) Turbo Time

Our client here brought their QNAP Turbo NAS device to Gillware when their data became inaccessible. The TVS-471, with three hard drives in a RAID-5 array, […]
November 29, 2016
NAS recovery: hard drive prompts for reformat

NAS Recovery Case Study: Drive Prompts for Reformat

This client brought their Western Digital My Cloud to the NAS recovery experts at Gillware when the device cut them off from their data. They’d been […]
June 30, 2016

QNAP Data Recovery Case Study: RAID-6 Failure

In this QNAP data recovery case, our client had eight three-terabyte hard drives arranged in a RAID-6 configuration using a NAS device and formatted with the […]