Test-ProcessAdminRights

Tests whether the current process is running with administrative rights.

Syntax

Test-ProcessAdminRights

Description

This function checks whether the current process has administrative
rights by checking if the current user identity is a member of the
Administrators group. It returns $true if the current process is
running with administrative rights, $false otherwise.

On Windows Vista and later, with UAC enabled, the returned value
represents the actual rights available to the process, e.g.  if it
returns $true, the process is running elevated.

Aliases

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Inputs

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Outputs

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Parameters

Function Reference

NOTE: This documentation has been automatically generated from Import-Module "$env:ChocolateyInstall\helpers\chocolateyInstaller.psm1" -Force; Get-Help Test-ProcessAdminRights -Full.

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