Step One: Click this linkftp://mirrors.secution.com/linuxmint.co ... nt-4.0.iso
Step two: Click this linkhttp://superb-west.dl.sourceforge.net/s ... nicode.exe
Step Three: Once the SECOND download finishes, (The first download doesn't need to be done). Install the program by double clicking the file you just downloaded. Follow the instructions.
Step Four: Insert a blank CD in the drive and select Do nothing or Cancel if an autorun dialog pops up.
Step Five: Open Infra Recorder, and select the 'Actions' menu, then 'Burn image'. (Click the link below for a picture of this)https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Burni ... order2.png
Step Six: Select the Linux Mint CD image file you just downloaded (Wait for it to finish downloading), then click 'Open'.
Step Seven: In the dialog, click 'OK'.
Step Eight: Wait for the program to finish burning your disc, then close the program. (It will tell you its completed or done and the CD tray should open).
Step Nine: Close the CD tray if its open, Leave the disc in the drive.
Step Ten: Restart your pc.
Step Eleven: PC should boot the Linux Mint LiveCD. If not restart again and press the F keys (example: F11) Until you get a menu that lists your Hard Drives and CD Drive. Press down arrows to select CD/DVD) (See post above if your confused)
Step Twelve: Once Mint has gotten to the Desktop, (You can click the Menu's and such). Double click the Icon that says Install.
Step Thirteen: Press "Forward" (Same as Next in Windows) Select any settings you want. (Keep the ones that are already selected if your not sure)
On the one that says "prepare disc space" at the top, Leave default settings to keep Windows, OR select Guided - Use Entire Disc to PERMANENTLY delete Windows.
Step Fourteen: Click Forward till it starts installing. When you get to a menu asking you to restart, Click Restart Now.
For More information and Pictures of what I'm talking about, Click this Link. It Covers all of this in more detail. (Though I really hope thats enough) http://woottechnologies.com/docs/Installation.pdf