Install the network driver to get online then do all of your Important and Optional Windows Updates to get the drivers Windows 7 wants. There will also be vital performance and security updates, so do them all after setting Updates to Automatic install, treat Recommended as Important, and enable Automatically get recommended drivers and updates for your hardware
If the restart prompt continues to interfere then System Restore
back before you installed those drivers, install only Network driver and immediately do all of your Updates before doing anything else. Afterwards check in Device Manager for any missing drivers to provide from the device's Support Downloads webpage.
Here are other Best Practices to get and maintain a perfect Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7
which also apply to retail Windows 7.