This is messed up...

I took my uncles hard drive out of his machine and put it into my own so I could remove files from it before formatting it and reinstalling Windows. So I plug it into the IDE cable, alongside my two SATA drives. Nothing happens when I turn the machine off. I figure I may not have enough power to keep everything running, so I unplug some stuff and try different combinations. Anyway, I got to a point where I had to reset the motherboard. It got things to start showing again, but I couldn't alter anything in the BIOS setup - I'd set up the SATA RAID, click on save changes, and the screen would go dark. The computer did not reboot, it just stopped responding. So I turned it off. On restart, a warning message appeared stating that there was a CMOS checksum error and that default setup had been loaded. This means my RAID configuration is not sticking, and I am unable to load into Windows any more. So I took the IDE drive out, and nothing changed.
Now, when I go into BIOS setup, the system clock seems to be incrementing every value at the same time - year, month, day, hour, minute and second. If I try and change one using Page Up and Page Down, it cycles through seemingly random until it settles on something. Now this can't be normal.
Any ideas on what I should do about this?

Well, like I said, I tried unplugging stuff and all sorts of combinations, SATA drives included. I unplugged all the drives at one point, but no change.
Anyway, I took the battery out and checked it - seems to be more or less dead. I'll try and get a hold of a new one and see if that is what I need.

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