Rufus: https://github.com/pbatard/rufus/releases/download/v3.13/rufus-3.13.exe (direct link)
Linux Mint ISO: http://mint.ipacct.com/iso/stable/20/linuxmint-20-cinnamon-64bit.iso (direct link)
- Download the tools from the links.
- Open Rufus when it has downloaded
- Select “No”
- Choose the “Disk or ISO image” option
- Select the ISO you downloaded (Linux Mint)
- Make sure under “Partition Scheme” is MBR or it will not boot.
- Press Start and wait.
- After that, reboot your PC.
- To get in the bios, press the F2 or Delete key
- On modern BIOSes, there will be a Boot Override option. Select USB
- If you don’t have that option, then change your boot order so that your USB comes up first.
- For 11 only: Hit F10 and Yes and it should boot into Linux Mint.
- Press Enter to start it.
- It will start and you will see it with an install screen. Select your options until the install to disc options
- Select “Install alongside Windows”
- It will install now and ask for other stuff. Follow the instructions for setup.
- Once it has finished installing, it will restart.
- For 11 only: Unplug your USB else it will boot back to setup.
- Select Linux Mint or Windows. Done!