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Microsoft sql server error 3201

Hi
I am now having serious problems restoring a database using SQL Server Management Studio 2008.  


Cannot open backup device 'C:\SQL downloads\UKCTOCS_PsyTOCS_db_200809100115.BAK'. Operating system error 5(error not found).
RESTORE HEADERONLY is terminating abnormally. (Microsoft SQL Server, Error: 3201)

Can anyone help please?

Thanks!
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emeraldpiggy
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emeraldpiggy
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udaya kumar laligondlaTechnical LeadCommented:
it looks like your login does not have permissions for the folder of the backup
try the follwoing steps
1. open up SQL Server Configuration Manager (I am using SQL Server 2005)
2.right click on SQL Sever Express (I assume it is the same for the full version of SQL Server)
3.Choose Properties
4. in the Logon tab - click the built in account radio button and choose 'Local system' from the drop down.
or
change the folder permissions to allow the SQL login user to access.
or
move the file to different location

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emeraldpiggyAuthor Commented:
thanks it works
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Chalmers613Commented:
THANK YOU!
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