how to determine if a shell is running as Administrator?

Thu Feb 5 10:05:00 GMT 2015

Andrew Schulman wrote:
> What's a reliable and efficient way to determine programmatically if the shell> that's running has elevated privileges?

> Or if you prefer, how can I tell if the shell was started with "Run as
> administrator"?

If you search the  mailing list archive for "Change PS1 when running as administrator" there are several suggested ways.

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