web platform installer. Error check network connect

GM –

 Server crashed, reinstalled OS server 2003 sbs, pack2, Why 2003.  awaiting new box from dell on the 13th     Ok that said.

Unable to access some websites via the browser.
I’m able to ping extranal.
can server up web pages.
Unable to install apps on web platform installer. Error check network connect and try again.

flushdns did not work
turned off internet explorer browser security
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double check your network configuration is it static or DHCP?
the 2003 comes with IE 6 and you have to actually manually track down IE 7/8 to upgrade it.
possibly also retrieving Sp 1.

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prenregAuthor Commented:
Arnold thx but i did....
manually IE 8 update
service pack 2
Static IP (tested iis able to server up website)
Could you provide context to the error message where you get it when do you get?
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prenregAuthor Commented:
I can access https://www.microsoft.com/web/downloads/platform.aspx 

web platform installer. Error check network connect and try again.
prenregAuthor Commented:
screen shot of error
prenregAuthor Commented:
system is doing auto windows updates, ??
The web platform installer download.

Have you installed the requisite .Net
what is your output for netstat -rn.

Something it is trying to do is being prevented.
prenregAuthor Commented:
thx guys
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