Hola, I've been trying to install Linux Mint, but it comes up with a curious message for me. But first, some background.
I have two drives, a SATA 320 GB drive partitioned into 4 NTFS, with one of them running Windows XP and the others being for storage. The other is an ancient, but trusty 10 GB IDE drive that I plan to use as a back-up drive to run an OS from, which is how I ran my previous computer flawlessly. Thing is, I found out that the installer, when viewing the 320GB drive says that there is no OS installed on the system, and detects Windows XP when viewing the 10 GB drive.
I looked into the 10GB drive, which should be empty, and I found boot.ini and ntldr in there, and I let out a gasp. The installer warns me in a foreboding voice that attempting to install Linux Mint on the 10 GB drive will wipe out my Windows. I know it still won't hurt my installation itself or my data, but it's best to be as safe as possible. How do I move boot.ini and ntldr and not make Windows get mad at me?