Hi, This morning upon starting my computer something weird happend, first it would read my CPU as a Athlon XP 1900+ (as opossed of an XP 2500+ which is the real speed) and ehenver it got to the Windows XP logo before starting, it would restart automatically, and it kept doing this, no Idea why.
No, I just had to restart with the option that said "last known good config to work" so it can at least barely start, but I have my video all messed up, and I dunno whats going on with my PC, anyone know?
While a battery failure is a possibility, I would be more inclined to believe that it was something more like a power supply failure and that the motherboard is implementing a 'safe' mode because the CPU is underpowered.
"Sad is the elephant upon the ice who went to put on his wooly coat only to realize that he left it in his other trunk." - DeEvolution
yeah, try setting values in your bios to it's appropriate settings - save the settings and exit - power off your computer wait for 30minutes or so.
When you power back up go into bios and see if the settings and CMOS date/time is correct. Most notably if you have any year other than 2003/2004 for your CMOS date/time then you have a flat battery.
Otherwise, you should consider the second suggestion that you have an aging power supply.