I already knew about DSL (damn small linux). I checked online to see what the requirements were. The entire operating system can fit on a 50MB USB drive. “That's perfect,” I thought.
I decided to just run the DamnSmallLinux inside of Windows. I started to read up this distrobution of Linux. Apparently you have to change some settings before I will save any of your files or settings. I tried doing some backups and that didn't work. After way too much time, some research and some notes I found that I needed to set up the Virtual Hard Drive function to save my settings. (I would have learned this sooner had I read the readme.txt)