The easiest way to put the files you want on the Laptop, is by using the File, Back Up, Entire File, FTM2012 option. Back it up to a CD or a Thumb Drive (Flash Drive). Then take the CD or Thumb Drive to the Laptop and do a File, Restore.
Please remember that you can NOT use the Laptop to do the Tree Sync Feature, if you are using that.
If you are using that feature, in FTM2012, please let us know.