My son was caught in a downpour and his laptop was completely water logged (dripping out the case). He made the mistake of trying to start it before drying it out. It will now boot to BIOS but the hard drive seems to be dead. I tried putting it into another computer but the BIOS couldn't even see it. I also tried to run Spinrite 6.0 on it and nothing. The HD is a Hitachi Travelstar 40GB. My question is: 1. if the HD shorted out could there still be undamaged data on the platters? and 2. is there any way this thing could be brought back to life long enough to retrieve several documents?