I have a Toshiba laptop. It would not boot--hangs at BIOS screen. I removed the hard drive and it worked (well it got to no boot device, did not hang in BIOS).
I put it in my Windows 7 desktop in an external enclosure and got this:
So I look in Windows Disk Management and I see this:
Is there any chance of recovering this data? Maybe run SpinRite on the hard drive? Any chance that Ubuntu or another Linux distro could see it? Or is it lost cause?