Removed iMac hard drive - Recovery on a PC?????

So recently my iMac g5's logic board crashed. I had a few months prior installed a 500gig hard drive. I bought housing for the hard drive and intend on using it as an external. The only other computer I have in my house to recover files is a PC. When I plug my external into the PC, it is not recognized. Does it need re-formatting and is there a way to do it and not lose everything?
THanks!

Hmmm, I downloaded the trial version and when I click on Explore Mac Discs, it opens my computer, and I still dont see my external drive...? Am I doing something wrong?

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