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Dosbox dos script

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I’m working on a dos script that will loop through the files in a given folder and run a command on each file in the folder.  It also needs to copy the output of the command, which is a file named dump-hac.txt, to the original file’s name. Also MUST BE FULL SCREEN DOS or DOSBox dos.

Pseudo code:
For %a in (“*.hac”) do
   dump-hac.exe %~na
   mv dump-hac.txt %~na.txt

This is the base code of a script that runs on a newer dos version, but Dosbox (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/DOSBox) doesn’t have “for” or other abilities.

The main reason for all this is that this program ONLY runs in FULL SCREEN DOS mode.  I need to automate running it in another script and it seems impossible with the new Vista/Win7 dos, and it’s looking the same in XP dos.  So I found it does run in DOSBox and now I’m trying to figure out the dosbox dos commands to do it.  Help?  TIA.
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