troubleshooting Question

pushing msi file via psexec deletes boot sector files

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Windows 2003 Server AD Enviroment
Windows XP sp3 computers

I used psexec to push out a component required by one of our web based vendors (it installs some activex control for IE via an .msi file).  I have done this many times before with no problems, but this time, for some reason, certain folders and windows boot files were erased from the hard drive.  Anyone had a similar experience?  We have pushed this package out before, this is just the latest revision.  Comes from  a reputable software vendor and there is no chance that the package contains a virus (confirmed).

The users are not local admins so I specified my domain admin account in the psexec line as below:
psexec.exe \\"target pc" -u domain\account -p password -c \\server\share\1251.bat

Here is the 1251.bat batch file it calls:
taskkill /im msiexec.exe /f
taskkill /im iexplore.exe /f
md c:\nav3
md c:\nav6
copy \\srv-storage\installs\nav3\*.* c:\nav3
c:\nav3\1251-3.msi /quiet

Any ideas?????
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