I'm attempting to extend a partition that has space in front of it. However, I’m given only the option to extend to unallocated space after the volume. How come?

A. This is a feature of basic disks. A volume on a basic disk can be extended only to unallocated space directly after the volume. To enable expanding to space in other locations of the disk (spanned), convert the disk to dynamic

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