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How to Check If you Have Administrator Rights in Windows 10


On the Windows-based operating system, administrator rights are required to perform many tasks, such as making system changes, installing and launching the software, etc. Here are a few ways you can check if you have administrator rights in Windows 10.


Method 1: Check for administrator rights in Control Panel

1. Open Control Panel, and then go to User Accounts > User Accounts.

2. Now you will see your current logged-on user account display on the right side. If your account has administrator rights, you can see the word "Administrator" under your account name.

How to check for administrator rights using the Control Panel

Method 2: Check for administrator rights in Settings

1. Open Settings using Win + I key, and then go to Accounts > Your info.

2. Now you can see your current signed-in user account. If you are using an administrator account, you can see an "Administrator" word under your user name.

How to check If you have Administrator Rights using settings

Method 3: Check for administrator rights with Computer Management