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How do you send Ctrl+Alt+Delete to windows in VMWare Player

My desktop XP OS gets locked after I leave for x minutes. I have VMPlayer occupying full screen mode. I think the keyboard is redirected to VMWare.

I press Ctrl + Alt + Delete and outer-machine XP is not unlocking.

I think maybe keyboard is going to VMWare, because this seems to only happen when I have VMWare running.

How do I unlock XP? Is there some magic key sequence?

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marked as duplicate by random, quack quixote, Ivo Flipse Mar 17 '10 at 11:41

This question was marked as an exact duplicate of an existing question.

possible duplicate:… ... while not an exact duplicate, the answers seem to address this situation as well. – quack quixote Mar 17 '10 at 9:02

Have you tried Ctrl + Alt?

I think F11 also takes it out of fullscreen mode

Also take a look at this other question:

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