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Removed it from System Preferences > Keyboard. No go.
Remapped ⌘ Cmd to be Ctrl. No go.
Ripping out the ⌘ Cmd key shouldn't be the solution. Anyone?...

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It works for me, but I have it remapped like this:

Parallels Keys

So cmd is really control for Windows.

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Go to Parallels Desktop preferences and disable key mapping for key which behaves abnormally ("Cmd > win" in our case) as shown on the screenshot below:

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I already disabled it and it doesn't have any effect. Does it work for you? BTW, I'm running 5.0.9370. –  intlect Aug 22 '10 at 23:58

I found that mapping a different key to the Win command did not remove the Cmd key being mapped to Win. What worked for me was to map Cmd to Shift.

Cmd key mapped to Win key

All the other shortcuts such as Cmd + S (save), Cmd + C (copy), etc still worked but hitting Cmd by itself now just activates the Shift key which really does nothing by itself.

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I can verify that this is a valid solution for Parallels 10 with Windows 8.1. –  Nate Oct 3 '14 at 21:23
This works but has the unfortunate consequence of disabling ⌘+C for copy etc on my machine (Yosemite, Parallels 10, Windows 8). Instead I mapped ⌘ to Ctrl. –  philwilks Oct 9 '14 at 12:03
@philwilks Check that you still have ⌘+C mapped in the window shown above. –  Andrew Oct 9 '14 at 21:54

You can use Krumstick to remap the windows key inside Windows.

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Thanks. Will probably do that if I don't find anything on the Mac side... –  intlect Aug 22 '10 at 23:59

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