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I cannot connect (add)a laptop to the home wireless network.Although I have transferred the settings from the main computer to the laptop with an USB plug,the laptop won't connect to the net.

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Hold Fn and press one of the F keys thats got a wireless or antenna symbol on it

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What operating system do you have ? did you connect them with a network cable?

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