the media family on device is incorrectly formed

I'm getting the following error when i try and restore a backup from my local MSSQL 2008  to remote 2005
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frosty1Asked:
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frosty1Author Commented:
additional info.I transferred the files to the remote machine via ftp. Would  this matter
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Om PrakashCommented:
You cannot restore a backup from a higher version of SQL Server on a lower version of SQL Server
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Om PrakashCommented:
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