Standard user: RunOnce and RunOnceEx are not being executed
This article provides help to fix an issue where standard users can't execute a command set via RunOnce or RunOnceEx.
Applies to: Windows 10 - all editions
Original KB number: 2021405
A command set to execute via RunOnce or RunOnceEx may not execute as expected. The registry keys affected are:
This will occur if you log on with a Standard User Account. This is by design.
To execute commands from those registry keys, you must log in with an Administrator account. This issue effects only users with a Standard User account. If the user has an Administrator or Split Token, the execution proceeds.