Detect elevated privileges

Sometimes you get a requirement to start a Powershell script from an elevated prompt. Here is a quick function to check that :

 

This will return a simple boolean so you can use it this way :

 

Then, you could also enforce the script to create a new process “as Administrator” using the following lines :

Of course ! An UAC Prompt will appear to accept/decline that elevated shell !

 

 

Enjoy !

 

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