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I've just started using VMware, and I am admittedly a novice Mac user. Anyways, I installed Windows 7 on my iMac, and I've been playing this little indie game that requires the use of the insert and home keys. My keyboard doesn't have those keys available.

Is there a way to remap keys so that they are only remapped within Windows? If not, what is my best option?

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The answers to this earlier post might help: apple.stackexchange.com/questions/13178/… –  5arx May 17 '12 at 8:38
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The answer to the question is yes, you can.

VMware Fusion (from v2) provides this built-in to the application (and incidentally Parallels provides almost identical functionality)

Under VMware Preferences -> Keyboard & Mouse you can turn on/off the mapping of keys to other functions.

This document over on VMware's document repository itemises how.

This video over on Vimeo shows how it works in practice (the video shows it working in Fusion 2, but the functionality hasn't changed drastically since).

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