First, we really need to see what your partition set-up is at present. If you have the Linux Mint LiveCD, boot from that, locate gParted (usually somewhere in either 'System' or 'Utilities....I haven't used Mint for ages!), run gParted, and post a screenshot of what your main drive looks like. Are you comfortable with doing screenshots? I forget how it works in Mint; somebody else will probably be able to help with this.
Or, if you know how, use the Disk partitioning tools in Windows, and post a screenshot from that.
Basically, you need to shrink your main Windows partition a bit; create a new, small partition for Puppy.....then install Puppy to it. It's that simple. You will want to use the 'frugal' install option for Pup; if you choose the 'full' option, you immediately lose many of Puppy's advantages. Then you need to arrange things so that you can choose which OS to boot from. Personally, I would use the Grub4DOS bootloader config tool built-in to Puppy; it will create a boot menu that includes Puppy & Windows, and lets you choose.
And no; it won't break Windows. If that were the case, how come so many folks 'dual-boot', hmm..?
Edited by Mike_Walsh, 20 November 2016 - 07:52 AM.
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