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We bought a new laptop yesterday, and when we tried to connect it up to our router, it let us connect, but my daughters laptop was no longer connected. everytime we tried to re connect it, it says cannot connect to network. we tried everything, but it does not work. when we click on diagnose problem, it says it cannot varyfy uthentification, because of a timeout. no one seems to know what this timeout means. can u help

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You must have same workgroup to connect the computers along each other.

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