The following is a quick start guide of mining Ethereum on Windows 7 or greater x64. To mine Ethereum you need a GPU, 4+ GB RAM, Ethereum account and GPU ing Mist Ethereum wallet¶. For the command line averse, there is now a GUI- based option for creating accounts: The “ official” Mist Ethereum wallet.
The Mist browser is an Electron based desktop application to load and interact with Ethereum enabled third party web DApps. Beside all the functionality provided by the Ethereum Wallet, Mist is an extended web- browser where loaded pages have access to the Ethereum network via a web3.