How to Install R and R Studio on Windows

Before installing RStudio, you first need to make sure that you have R console installed.

To Install R console


    1. Open any internet browser (e.g. Chrome or Internet Explorer) and visit
    2. Click the "download R" link in the middle of the page under "Getting Started."
    3. Select a CRAN location (a mirror site) and click the corresponding link.  
    4. Click on the "Download R for Windows" link at the top of the page.  
    5. Click on the "install R for the first time" link at the top of the page.
    6. Click "Download R for Windows" and save the .exe file somewhere on your computer.  Run the .exe file and follow the installation instructions. 
    7. Now that R is installed, you need to download and install RStudio.


To Install RStudio


    1. Go to and click on the "Download RStudio" button.
    2. Click on "Download RStudio Desktop".
    3. Click on the version recommended for your system, or the latest Windows version, and save the .exe file.  Run the .exe file and follow the instructions.    


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