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I am on a VMWare Winodws VM.  

To log on I use CTL-ALT-Keypad INS instead of CTL-ALT-DEL

How do I perform a Windows Magic key - L to log off without logging off my native Windows machine

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Here is a list of sequences:
https://stuff.mit.edu/afs/sipb/project/vmdialup/lib/vmware-console/help/server/hotkey.htm

It seems the same hotkey combination should do both:
Ctrl-Alt-Insert
      
 Lets you shut down or (depending upon the guest operating system) log off the guest. This command is received solely by the virtual machine.
 Note: Changing the hot-key combination changes the sequence you need to use. For instance, if you change the hot-key combination to Ctrl-Shift-Alt, you must press Ctrl-Shift-Alt-Insert to end the guest operating system session.
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