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Cannot initialize WD My Book Essential 3TB HDD

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I have a Western Digital My Book Essential 3TB hard drive that I cannot mount or initialize. I have tried several things from changing the cable, removing the drive from the casing and hooking it up directly through SATA, tried multiple recovery tools found <Admin Edit> but so far I haven't had any luck. I attached a couple screenshots that show what happens when I try to initialize the disk.
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