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SQL Server cannot process this media family

Problem:

You are getting the error message shown below while trying to restore a database.

An exception occurred while executing a Transact-SQL statement or batch. (Microsoft.SqlServer.ConnectionInfo)
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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
The media family on device 'C:\ysatech\db\MyDB.bak' is incorrectly formed.

SQL Server cannot process this media family.
RESTORE HEADERONLY is terminating abnormally. (Microsoft SQL Server, Error: 3241)
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Solution:

Make sure that you are not restoring the backup from SQL 2008 to SQL 2005 instance.