NAS Recovery and NAS Crash Prevention Tips from Gillware Data Recovery

For a small business owner or a small business IT technician, nothing is more headache- and panic-inducing than a NAS server crash. NAS recovery after such a crash has its own issues to avoid making things worse and making subsequent data recovery more difficult. Unintended formatting of a NAS drive is just one serious example…

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DPC Watchdog Violation Fix Steps

How to: DPC Watchdog Violation fix Windows 10, 8 You no doubt are searching for a DPC watchdog violation fix Windows 10 – or Windows 8 – and this error can be fixed with the steps below (shown with screenshots). This error (often) relates to device driver problems. It can be scary as it is…

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Fix Windows Stuck in Airplane Mode in 60 seconds

Can’t turn off airplane mode Windows 10? Do this! This is the fix for when you’re stuck and can’t turn off airplane mode in Windows 10 on your device, including on a Surface Pro, and you want to turn on the WiFi. I’ve found it can be a problem with the laptop or Surface Pro…

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How to Protect Your Clients’ Data and Make Money Doing it

As you may have seen by now, Cryptolocker has infected around 250,000 PCs so far and is still going strong.  If you aren’t familiar with Cryptolocker, it’s a business owner’s worst nightmare.  Once installed, Cryptolocker will encrypt files on the machine it is installed on as well as all network drives that machine is connected…

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How to Restore Deleted Files After Emptying the Recycle Bin

Recycle Bin Icon One of my favorite tech tools is called Restoration. It’s a stand-alone Windows based file recovery program. It allows you to restore deleted files even after they have been emptied from the recycle bin. Restoration requires no install and because of this, you can put it on your flash drive and take it with you wherever you go. In the following article I would like to show you how to use it.

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How to Reset a Lost or Forgotten Windows Password

Windows passwords are meant to keep unwanted users off your computer.  And because of this, Microsoft doesn’t make it easy to reset them when they are lost or forgotten.  In the following article I would like to walk you through using a tool to reset a Windows password when there is no other way into…

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Crashed Hard Drive Opened for Recovery

How to Recover Data from a Crashed Hard Drive

The complete guide to hard drive recovery.  Successful hard drive recovery is important to everyone, because you have important and potentially irreplaceable data and files.  Whether the data has been lost due to a hard disk drive crash, or the computer has stopped working for some other reason, this article shows you how to safely…

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How to Easily Migrate Data From One Windows User Account to Another

Manually migrating a user over from an old profile to a new one can be a huge pain.  Not only do you have to track down all their old data and copy it to their new profile, you also have to reconfigure all of their programs and Windows settings to their liking. Microsoft offers no…

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