To defrag a laptop, click start menu, programs, accessories, system tools and select disc defragmenter. Select the drive you want to defrag, normally C: and click OK button. Once done, restart and use your laptop as normal.
1. Click "Start, click "All Programs, click "Accessories, click the "System Tools" folder and select the "Disk Defragmenter" shortcut. 2. Click your Gateway laptop's hard drive in the Disk Defragmenter window. 3. Click the "Defragment Disk" button. www.ehow.com
Well this is Microsoft`s advice on maintaining a Windows computer, defrag is tip 3 and you will have to select your version of Windows to get the proper advice; http://www.microsoft.com/atwork/maintena… You need about 15% free disc space for it to be uk.answers.yahoo.com