Sorry, I've been out of town all day and I just got back. I hadn't been able to do any computer work.
How do I delete all the info on SSD? I can use the Samsung Magician for this, I do believe. Also, I can do diskpart "Clean All" I do believe.
Do I then do this?
Then you need to align the SSD and define an active partition on it. Use elevated command prompt for this:
Select disk n (where n is the number that was given for your SSD in List disk)
Create partition primary align=1024
Format fs=ntfs quick
Active (assuming you want to install an Exit
I don't have an extra partition on the SSD now. See snip.
I'll finish up the other part of your directions later. It is getting late here.