You can use the 'defragment now' option from the drives properties window.
In Computer right click on the drive and select Properties. In the
properties window, Click Tools then click the defragment now button.
John Barnett MVP
Windows - Shell/User
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"David.Anthony" <email@example.com> wrote in message
>I use an external hard drive to transport my work but now we have changed
>to vista I cant figer out how to defrag it
> Can anyone help
> Thanks daveblackhall