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Check if user has administartor rights

In numerous cases it is essential to know if the user has administrator rights or not. A good example for this would be when we want to decide if we want to write a value in HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE which requires administrator rights or HKEY_CURRENT_USER which doesn’t.

The following method will return true if the application is running under administration rights or false if its not.

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