How to Check if a Process Is Running With Admin Rights on Windows 11 Systems

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Admin privileges are system-level privileges that allow users to manage different areas of a computer system. If you are running different tasks with admin privileges simultaneously, you may forget which ones are using elevated rights. Even if you forgot, you could quickly check which tasks are currently using privileges and which are using default settings. This tutorial will show you how to check if a process is running with admin rights on Windows 11 systems.

Check If Process Is Running with Admin Rights on Windows 11

To check the elevated privileges, you will use the Task Manager. The process is very straightforward, and you can do it in less than a minute. Just follow the steps below:

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Step-1: Right-click on the Windows icon on the taskbar or use the shortcut keys Win + X to display the WinX Menu.

Step-2: Select Task Manager.

check if a process is running with admin rights

Step-3: Click on the More details down arrow if the Task Manager isn’t already expanded.

check if a process is running with admin rights

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Step-4: Select the Details tab.

Task Manager

Step-5: You will see a bunch of displayed information. Right-click on any displayed headings (Name, PID, Status, User name, CPU, Memory, Architecture, Description). Click on Select columns.

Details Tab

Step-6: A new window will appear. Locate Elevated and check the box. Press OK.

check if a process is running with admin rights

Step-7: A new column will appear with the heading Elevated, and if it says ‘Yes’ next to a task, it means it is running with admin rights.

check if a process is running with admin rights

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