Determining if you have Local Admin rights in Windows 7 - Knowledge Base
To determine if you have local administrator rights:
- In Windows 7
- Select the Start menu on the lower left of the screen.
- Select Control Panel.
If you are an administrator, you see a selection named User Accounts. If you are not an administrator, you see a selection named User Accounts And Family Safety.
If you do not have Windows Administrator rights on your computer, but need to install software, contact your IT/Help Desk for assistance.