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I am using Windows 7 as virtual machine under Mac OS...

The keyboard shortcuts of Windows become difficult because of the Mac keyboard...

For instance, I am used to tiling scenes in Windows by Windows icon key + right arrow or Windows icon key + left arrow, which moves the scene to the right half of the window or the left half...

However, I can't find Windows icon key now on the Mac keyboard...

So, could anyone tell me what is the keyboard shortcut to move scenes in Windows 7 as virtual machine?

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For VMWare the command key acts as the windows key, so command+right and command+left will do what you want.

If this isn't working, you might not have the VMWare guest tools installed on the virtual machine. There are instructions here:

http://www.vmware.com/support/ws5/doc/new_guest_tools_ws.html

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I have seen that on some web pages, but command+right or command+left does not work... –  SoftTimur Mar 31 '12 at 0:49
    
@SoftTimur It works for mine. I know this because it annoys me to no end. What virtualization software are you using? –  Adam Davis Mar 31 '12 at 0:50
    
.. and did you install the guest VM tools for your virtualization software? –  Chris W. Rea Mar 31 '12 at 0:51
    
What is guest VM tools? I have installed VMware, so that I can run Windows 7 as a virtual machine under Mac OS... –  SoftTimur Mar 31 '12 at 1:08
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@SoftTimur The VM tools are drivers so Windows can better use the VM program's emulated hardware (like network or graphics). –  CajunLuke Mar 31 '12 at 3:03
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