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Adding Virtual Disks to a Windows Virtual Machine in VMWare

As you may know virtual disks are stored in files on the host computer, be it SCSI or IDE. Adding a virtual disk to an existing virtual machine is not that difficult once you know how it is done specially on a windows based virtual machine. So let’s assume that the current virtual hard disk size has been set at 6GB. As time goes on the free space dwindles to the point where you really need some additional space. There are two possible options available for you …
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Windows 7’s ‘GodMode’

By creating a new folder in Windows 7 and renaming it with a certain text string at the end, users are able to have a single place to do everything from changing the look of the mouse pointer to making a new hard-drive partition.

To enter “GodMode,” one need only create a new folder and then rename the folder to the following:

GodMode.{ED7BA470-8E54-465E-825C-99712043E01C}

Once that is done, the folder’s icon will change to resemble a control panel and will contain dozens of control options which is a handy way to get to all kinds of controls.

The trick is also said to work in Windows Vista, although some are warning that although it works fine in 32-bit versions of Vista, it can cause 64-bit versions of that operating system to crash.

Source: ZDNET