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Customer Actions do not run unless exe is Run as Adminstrator

This is InstallShield LE 2013 and VS 2013, single image executable. In General Information, Summary Information Stream, Require Administrative Privileges is set to Yes. There is a custom action to run 2 programs After Initialization:


There are no conditions, so these should run every time; however, often they do not run unless the user right-clicks the executable and selects Run as Administrator.

There is no error message, the user simply does not see the install screen for one or both of them.

I'm sure it has something to do with UAC and possibly the user account type; however, I have no control over the environment this is installed in - I just need to make sure the above get installed with the program. How can I make sure this happens.
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In the Releases view > Setup.exe tab, there is a Required Execution Level option.
If you set this to Administrator, it will elevate the install the moment they launch the setup.
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