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Trying to restore from system CD

I am trying to restore my GT5058 using the system CD supplied from Gateway. I selected to reformat and reinstall back to "factory" settings.
I get the following errors when the files are trying to load:

There are errors loading the following files:
windows\system32\nature.scr
windows\system32\netshell.dll
windows\microsoft.net\framework\v1.1.4322\mscorblib.dll

then a error box pops up and says " Setup was unable to initialize network installation components. The specific error code is 2."

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Take this same question to microsoft.com ,Put in exactly as stated
, ask for solution. Don't forget the part about error number.Also if
you know the times and dates involved of said error. Go to your help and support section, in search window.Put in Windows Error Log.
Every error your pc makes is in there. Print Page or take a pencil and write down all instances of problem? Also take it to microsoft.com
with all the facts. they can tell you what to do to fix it ? They have spent a lot of money on your PC ?Til next time?

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