How to Check Administrator Rights


Windows 8:
1. Point upper right corner of the screen and move mouse pointer down, click Settings.
2. Select Change PC settings.
3. Select Users.
Your account type is displayed below your username. If you are logged in as an administrator, your account type is Administrator.

Windows 7 / Windows Vista:
1. Select Start.
2. Press right mouse button over Computer and select Manage.


3. Select Local Users and Groups Groups Administrators.



4. If you can find your Windows user id from the list, you have administrator rights.


Windows XP:
1. Press right mouse button over My Computer icon in desktop and select Manage.


2. Select Local Users and Groups Groups Administrators.
3. If you can find your Windows user id from the list, you have administrator rights.




Mac OS X:

  1. Select Apple menu System Preferences Users & Groups

  2. If there is Admin mentioned under Current User, you have administrator rights.