GNU/Linux Mint on Top of Windows 8 Installation Guide
You are Welcome! The Linked Linux Tutorials Show You Step-by-Step and Visually How to Install GNU/Linux Mint Desktop Alongside Windows 8 on a PC.
And this Mint Alongside Windows 8 Installation Guide will let you to Getting-Started Easily with GNU/Linux on a PC!
Furthermore, from Mint 17 Qiana the Installer is able to Manage Disk Partitioning on the Fly, so now is very easy to put Mint on Top of a Windows!
To Try Mint Live OS Follow only the First, 2 Steps of the Installation Guides!