Create the Smart Previews on the desktop then Copy the Smart Previews folder, and all content, over to the notebook. You will also need to copy the catalog file over to the notebook then copy everything back to the desktop.
Thanks for you comments.
For instance, Wouldn't it be good if i put the lightroom folder that includes both the Catalog 'Ircat' file and the smart previews in Dropbox or similar?
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You can't open the LR catalog file from a networked drive. Whether that drive is on your own LAN or over the internet (Cloud).
The catalog file, the previews folder and the Smart Previews folder has to be on a drive that is connected directly to the computer you want to use them on.