troubleshooting Question

"EISA Confugration nvram bad - run configuration utility" What to do next?

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I'm working on an old ALR Revolution MP II Dual Processor Server with what appears to be an Intel Triton PCI/EISA mainboard.
It hasn't been run in a long time.
It appeared that the rechargeable battery was dead so I've replaced it.
Originally there was a message saying the battery was dead but no longer.

But, I'm still getting:
EISA Confugration nvram bad - run configuration utility

There's a screen shot attached from the 2nd screen.
The last one says:
Checking IRQ for Secondary IDE ....... IRQ 15
Setting up HDD on 1st IDE port .......     and there it just hangs......

I have the configuration utility I believe.  It's an .exe file.  But the system won't boot to anything including a DOS boot floppy so I'm not sure what to do next to run the config utility.  My assumption is:
Boot to DOS
Run the .exe

Does that sound right?
What else am I missing here?
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