All of these things have to do with your internet connection. Can you tell us more about the system? How will you connect to the internet? What type of ISP do you use? Have you installed the drivers for your ethernet, wireless network adapter, and dialup modem?
If you are connecting via an Ethernet connection an it is not available during setup, the activation process will fail. This is most common on home-builds, because there may not be a driver for the LAN adapter.
Hold the windows key and press R
open the following: devmgmt.msc