How can I determine if I have local administrative rights to Microsoft Windows on my computer?

How can I determine if I have local administrative rights to Microsoft Windows on my computer?

Support Team Asked on January 6, 2018 in Sage.
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    Method 1:

    In Windows Server 2008, Windows 7, Windows Vista

    1. Click your Windows Start button.
    2. Type netplwiz in the Search box on the Start Menu.
    3. Press Enter on your keyboard.

    In Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

    1. Click the Start button, then click Run. The Run dialog opens.
    2. Type control userpasswords2 into the Open window.
    3. Click OK.

    Windows Server 2000

    1. Click the Start button, then click Run. The Run dialog appears.
    2. Type control userpasswords into the Open window, then click OK.

    If you do not have Local Administrator rights, you will see a window  requesting a Administrator Login.

    Method 2:

    1. Right-click the My Computer icon on your desktop, then Manage from the shortcut menu.
    2. Click the plus sign to expand the Local Users and Groups branch, then open the yellow Groups folder.
    3. In the Right-hand screen, double click the
      Administrators entry. The Administrators Properties dialog opens.
    4. The next panel will show you a list of all users that have Administrator login access to this computer.
    5. If your name is on this list, you have local administrator rights.

    Source: Sage Community forums.

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    Support Team Answered on January 6, 2018.
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