A lot of people asked me some questions about Litecoin Mining and how to do it, so here's a basic mining litecoin for newbies tutorial.
First of all, you'll need a "miner" : Software you install on your pc to decrypt transactions and generate Litecoins.
Here:s the best miner for windows: http://ck.kolivas.org/apps/cgminer
(Check the readme file for instructions)
Litecoin Mining Hardware: The best hardware is a Radeon GPU , you can mine with Nvidia but it's less efficient.
The miner will detect you cards and you can tune CGminer depending which card you use. (I'll explain in a more advanced tutorial)
You need to setup a wallet too. This is the software that you need to keep your Litecoin:
(The first time you start it it's gonna take a while to synchronise to the network, don't worry. You can start mining even if the sync isn't done.
You'll need to register at a good pool and connect to it to start mining:
The pool is a group of people that join forces to mine and split profits.
There you go, you can now start mining Litecoin
Feel free to ask questions