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 this […]