Unable to launch Toad for Oracle after clicking on the Toad for Oracle shortcut on desktop, the following error immediately occurs:
RUN TIME ERROR 217
However, the error message does not appear with the user log-in that was used to install the TOAD application.
Run TOAD for Oracle with the same Windows user account who installed the TOAD application. (i.e. an Administrator or minimum a Power User).
See Solution SOL22905 for additional information about the minimum permissions required to install and run Toad for Oracle: