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I have just got my laptop connected to wireless with a router. There are 2 more laptops in my households I want to connect to the same router but it wont let me, saying Windows cant connect to network on one laptop and the other one says it is restricted and that I am giving the wrong Network Key. So Im stucked and dont know what to do! Can you please help me? Kind regards Annika

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Check the internet settings, the settings must not allow multiple connection.

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