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Hello, I have an HP Pavilion a250n computer which I swapped out a Pentium 4 2.6 with an SL79L - 3.0 GHZ/1M/800 Processor. The computer works on that processor, but I have been having problems eversince. But, I don't suspect is the processor's fault.

When I turn on the computer, the time resets in the BIOS. Then after I set it, it boots normally. Then, lets say I unplug the power and plug the power back, then the time resets AGAIN.

Then, lets say I don't unplug the computer. When I turn off the computer and turn it on, the processor fan spins REALLY LOUD and nothing happends. I turn off and turn on the computer again and it does the same thing. I turn off and turn on the computer again and then it starts up normally, and from there, the computer works perfectly even though I had to turn on/off the computer twice or three times.

I tried updating the BIOS from the HP Website, and it didn't help. How do I fix these issues?
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If the bios settings keep resetting my guess is the mobo battery is dead. Replace it
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OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit BenQ XL2411Z Steelseries Merc Stealth Nox Apex 800w 
CaseMouseMouse Pad
Antec Lanboy Air Logitech G400s Steelseries Qck Mass 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD 955 BE Asus Crosshair Formula II nVidia GTX 260 Core 216 55nm Kingston DDR2 4GB 800Mhz 
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