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How can I tell whether a process is running with administrator permissions?

Windows 7 Task Manager, Processes tab.

When I run a programm, batch ... elevated (run as Administrator), I still see it with my User name "HorstWalter" in the Windows Task Manager.

I'd have expected to see it as user name "Administrator". However, how can I tell the process is running elevated?

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marked as duplicate by BloodPhilia, soandos, Andrew Lambert, akira, Ƭᴇcʜιᴇ007 Feb 26 '12 at 19:17

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Yes it is, if you write this as an answer I will accept and close it. Thx. –  Horst Walter Feb 26 '12 at 17:45
    
@HorstWalter, If you know the answer now, you can just close the question yourself. –  soandos Feb 26 '12 at 17:55
    
I just wanted to give BloodPhilia the chance to get the credits (points) –  Horst Walter Feb 26 '12 at 18:00
    
@HorstWalter Even though appreciated, it would be undeserved credit because it would be copying the answers on the other questions. Please just close the question as a duplicate of the one I supplied. Click the "Close" link at the bottom of your question and mark it as a duplicate. Happy SUing! –  BloodPhilia Feb 26 '12 at 18:17

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You cannot do this from inside Task Manager. You can however use SysInternal's Process Explorer (http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinternals/bb896653) program which is effectively Task Manager on steroids.

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Here is how exactly it can be done: superuser.com/a/74471/72397 –  Horst Walter Feb 26 '12 at 21:48

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