Operating system error 5(error not found)

When trying to restore a SQL 05 database I kept getting the below error.  Giving the account running the SQL Service permissions on the bak file solved the problem.
 
Event Type: Error
Event Source: MSSQLSERVER
Event Category: (2)
Event ID: 18204
Date:  27/02/2009
Time:  8:22:19 PM
User:  <UserName>
Computer: <Computer Name>
Description:
BackupDiskFile::OpenMedia: Backup device ‘<backup FileName>’ failed to open. Operating system error 5(error not found).
For more information, see Help and Support Center at http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/events.asp.
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