Why do I need to copy wireless network settings to other computers and devices on my network?
The other computers and devices on your network need to know how to communicate with the wireless router so they can send and receive information on the network. Each computer or device needs settings such as the network name and the network security key so that it can communicate with the router. When you add devices or computers to your network using the Set Up a Wireless Router or Access Point wizard, Windows provides step-by-step instructions for copying the appropriate settings to your computers.
Use the following steps to launch the Set Up a Wireless Router or Access Point wizard: