after installing qgis the a message given below is shown

Unable to load the plugin: Unable to load required package rpy2. Please ensure that both R, and the corresponding version of Rpy2 are correctly installed.

please let me know why this is fault

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    When does this error occur? When you try to run QGIS?
    – user3461
    Commented Mar 8, 2013 at 18:06

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Rpy2 is currently broken on windows: http://osgeo-org.1560.n6.nabble.com/Rpy2-broken-on-win-possible-alternatives-td4885899.html

However, if you don't need any of the rpy2 related plugins, you should still be able to run the rest of QGIS without problem.

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