How to Repair Error 0x8004242d ‘Failed to format the selected partition’

Some Windows 10 users report that they can’t format their hard drives and the error message is “Selected partition could not be formatted, error 0x8004242d”. It is also possible that the associated error code is 0x80070057. In this article, we will fix this error with some simple solutions. There can be many reasons for thisContinue reading “How to Repair Error 0x8004242d ‘Failed to format the selected partition’”

The error 0x8004242d “Could not format selected partition” has been fixed

The “Selected partition could not be formatted” error (error 0x8004242d) occurs when a user tries to format, merge or install an operating system to disk using Windows 7, Windows 8.1, and Windows 10 installation media. Most of the affected users who encounter this problem try to install the operating system properly, but this error preventsContinue reading “The error 0x8004242d “Could not format selected partition” has been fixed”