UFT Developer Runtime not launching "Got error while trying to connect to ws://127.0.0.1:5095 : connect ECONNREFUSED 127.0.0.1:5095"

> Installed UFT Developer Suite version 15.0.2 (as admin)

> UFT Runtime launched fine a couple of days ago (as admin)

> Now that temp admin rights is revoked

> When launching UFT Runtime, we get the below error in the logs:

[2021-08-02 00:11:50.647] [INFO] SettingsHelper - load : loading globalConfig file: C:\Program Files (x86)\Micro Focus\UFT Developer\lwe\lightweight-engine\config\config.json
[2021-08-02 00:11:50.649] [INFO] SettingsHelper - load : loaded settings from global config file: {
version: 2,
port: 5095,
packages: {
Web: { isEnabled: true, subpackages: [Object] },
Mobile: { isEnabled: true },
SAPUI5: { isEnabled: false }
},
idle_shutdown_enabled: true,
idle_shutdown_timeout: 240,
identification_timeout: 20,
proxyInfo: {
hidden
},
labs: {
mobileCenter: { serverInfo: [Object], showVncDuringReplay: false },
srf: { serverInfo: [Object], showVncDuringReplay: false }
},
capabilities: {},
maxLicensesAllowed: 1,
usageTracking: false
}
[2021-08-02 00:11:50.652] [INFO] ConsoleLogger - LeanFtLauncher._getLaunchHelpersByRole : no launcher for role: . using default (local)
[2021-08-02 00:11:52.802] [INFO] WSCommunicationChannel - connect: Going to connect to ws://127.0.0.1:5095, options:{"reconnectRetries":12,"reconnectInterval":5000,"ignoreCertificatesErrors":true}
[2021-08-02 00:11:52.829] [WARN] ChannelHelper - Error reported from channel 0 : { inspect: [Function: inspect] }
[2021-08-02 00:11:52.831] [INFO] ChannelHelper - _cleanPendingRequests: number of pending requests is 0
[2021-08-02 00:11:52.831] [ERROR] WSCommunicationChannel - _onError: Got error while trying to connect to ws://127.0.0.1:5095 : connect ECONNREFUSED 127.0.0.1:5095
[2021-08-02 00:11:52.831] [INFO] ChannelHelper - Channel close. ChannelId:0
[2021-08-02 00:11:52.832] [INFO] ChannelHelper - _cleanPendingRequests: number of pending requests is 0
[2021-08-02 00:11:52.832] [INFO] WSCommunicationChannel - _onClose : Disconnected from ws://127.0.0.1:5095
[2021-08-02 00:11:52.833] [INFO] WSCommunicationChannel - _onClose : waiting for 5 seconds in order to reconnect attempt # 1 out of 12
[2021-08-02 00:11:57.836] [INFO] WSCommunicationChannel - connect: Going to connect to ws://127.0.0.1:5095, options:{"reconnectRetries":12,"reconnectInterval":5000,"ignoreCertificatesErrors":true}
[2021-08-02 00:11:57.841] [WARN] ChannelHelper - Error reported from channel 0 : { inspect: [Function: inspect] }
[2021-08-02 00:11:57.842] [INFO] ChannelHelper - _cleanPendingRequests: number of pending requests is 0

> Does UFT Developer Runtime require admin rights to launch (post installation) ?

Please advise.

Background:

Trial license active.

Node js working.