[Python-checkins] bpo-42523: Fix supported versions in "Using Python on Windows" (GH-23603)

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date: 2020-12-03T09:46:58-08:00

bpo-42523: Fix supported versions in "Using Python on Windows" (GH-23603)

(cherry picked from commit db68544122f5a0c7b80f69c0e643049efa6699c6)

Co-authored-by: Zackery Spytz <zspytz at gmail.com>

M Doc/using/windows.rst

diff --git a/Doc/using/windows.rst b/Doc/using/windows.rst
index 275495bc6d129..d0c342e1dad86 100644
--- a/Doc/using/windows.rst
+++ b/Doc/using/windows.rst
@@ -23,8 +23,8 @@ available for application-local distributions.
 As specified in :pep:`11`, a Python release only supports a Windows platform
 while Microsoft considers the platform under extended support. This means that
-Python |version| supports Windows Vista and newer. If you require Windows XP
-support then please install Python 3.4.
+Python |version| supports Windows 8.1 and newer. If you require Windows 7
+support, please install Python 3.8.
 There are a number of different installers available for Windows, each with
 certain benefits and downsides.

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