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I have hit a brick wall here... I am trying to install ssrs in one of my other VM. After installing sql server express and ssms(which installs successfully), I have tried to install ssrs(making another instance "MSSQLSERVER")... I always get this error...

could not find the database engine startup handle sql 2008 r2

Here is my log file

Log Name:      System
Source:        Service Control Manager
Date:          10/8/2012 12:51:32 PM
Event ID:      7024
Task Category: None
Level:         Error
Keywords:      Classic
User:          N/A
Computer:      REPORTING
The SQL Server (MSSQLSERVER) service terminated with service-specific error Only one      usage of each socket address (protocol/network address/port) is normally permitted..
Event Xml:
<Event xmlns="">
<Provider Name="Service Control Manager" Guid="{555908d1-a6d7-4695-8e1e-26931d2012f4}"    EventSourceName="Service Control Manager" />
<EventID Qualifiers="49152">7024</EventID>
<TimeCreated SystemTime="2012-10-08T16:51:32.010000000Z" />
<Correlation />
<Execution ProcessID="424" ThreadID="2800" />
<Security />
<Data Name="param1">SQL Server (MSSQLSERVER)</Data>
<Data Name="param2">%%10048</Data>

I figured, I need to stop SQLEXPRESS first, so I stopped SQLEXPRESS and tried to reinstall ssrs, it works fine, but now I cannot start SQLEXPRESS... how can I install MSSQLSERVER instance for ssrs, without stopping SQLEXPRESS... please help

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Figured this out... anyone with similar issues, please do not use another instance like I did... just install it as "sqlexpress" and You should not be getting errors... however I had to manually configure ssrs...

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