PRB: SQL Server Browser service does not start due to Winsock Monitoring Software

IssueDuring an upgrade from SQL 2005 to SQL 2008 Express, the SQL Browser service failed to start, thus causing the upgrade to fail. We saw the following errors being reported in detail.txt 2010-07-23 18:49:17 SQLBrowser: SQL Server Browser Install for feature ‘SQL_Browser_Redist_SqlBrowser_Cpu32’ generated exception, and will invoke retry option.  The exception: Microsoft.SqlServer.Configuration.Sco.ScoException: Service ‘SQLBrowser’ start…