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Error restoring database in SQL Express 2005

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Microsoft SQL Server 2005
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I'm receiving an error trying to restore from a backup .bak file. I originally created this database withing Visual Studio 2005 IDE and then attached it to the SQL Express, made a backup, and now I'm trying to restore it to a proper database instead of being attached to VS.

Here is the error I'm receiving.

TITLE: Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio Express

Restore failed for Server 'DWEBSTER2K3\SQLEXPRESS'.  (Microsoft.SqlServer.Express.Smo)

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System.Data.SqlClient.SqlError: The operating system returned the error '5(Access is denied.)' while attempting 'RestoreContainer::ValidateTargetForCreation' on 'C:\Archive.mdf'. (Microsoft.SqlServer.Express.Smo)

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