I've made some progress but have hit a wall. On F: , 1st partition & 3rd partitions are unallocated with NTFS in the middle. I was able to "extend" the 3rd partition because it was on the right (following METHOD TWO of this tutorial, Partition or Volume - Extend
but this doesn't work for the larger 1st partition. Following METHOD ONE using Disk Management I get a warning that I'm not sure about (See attachment
. Basic disk to dynamic disk. Is dynamic disk a bad thing? I just want to use this as 100% NTFS.