# Download R 2.13.0 for Windows

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**the new release of R 2.13.0 is out**, with some Windows-specific changes to R 2.13.0:

file.exists() and unlink() have more support for files > 2GB;

A few more file operations will now work with >2GB files.

which could help us to relieve the worry of handling large datasets in R. An exciting post shows us how to speed up R code up to 4 times by using the new R compiler package.

**Download R 2.13.0 for Windows**at http://cran.r-project.org/bin/windows/base/, to help you upgrade or install R for windows, here are a few useful articles:

http://cran.r-project.org/bin/windows/base/rw-FAQ.html#Does-R-run-under-Windows-Vista_003f

http://www.r-statistics.com/2011/04/how-to-upgrade-r-on-windows-7/

http://stackoverflow.com/questions/1401904/painless-way-to-install-a-new-version-of-r

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