My pc has Vista 64 and it does not have a signed ethernet controller. It is an u

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My pc has Vista 64 and it does not have a signed ethernet controller. It is an unbranded HP Intel quad core from Geeks.com. Should I buy a signed controller? If so, which one do you recomend?
The motherboard is an Asus IPIBL-LBIt has a few PCI-e x1 slots and 2 PCI.

It also does not have a signed SM Bus, whatever that means, but I need to get online first. Any help is appreciated!
 

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driver signing is done for assuring that it is produced by the manufacture & it's not altered by others .. if it works fine leave it.. no need to worry about it..

SM bus drivers are packed with chipset drivers..have you installed it
 

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Thanks for replying. Yes, you are right I see now. However, I can't find the driver for Network Adapter or the chipset drivers in Vista. I can't go online to get them from HP (legacy manu.)or ASUS (motherboard). The MB is an ASUS IPIBL-LB (HP name: Burbank-GL8E