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Windows Emulating Apple keyboard specific keys in VMware on Windows

Discussion in 'Software' started by Unicorn, 16 Jan 2012.

  1. Unicorn

    Unicorn Uniform November India

    25 Jul 2006
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    I have a MAC OS X 10.6.2 (Snow Leopard) virtual machine on an ESXi server and I need to be able to emulate the Apple keys (option, command etc) because I'm accessing it from a Windows machine. Is there any way to do this? I'm using the full version of VMware workstation 8 and the guest is a WS8 machine. The problem I've come across with not being able to use this so far is the Command-K shortcut to connect to a network share. I have the arrays of the main server shared across the network and need to be able to connect to them from the OS X VM.
    Last edited: 16 Jan 2012
  2. Lorquis

    Lorquis lorquisSpamCount++;

    8 Sep 2002
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    Command = Windows key
    Option = Alt

    You can change them in system settings to reflect the positions as they would be on an apple keyboard if you're used to apple keyboards..

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