Mac OS X
- Open the Apple menu.
- Select System Preferences.
- In the System Preferences window, click on the Users & Groups icon.
- On the left side of window that opens, locate your account name in the list.
- If the word Admin is immediately below your account name, then you are an administrator on this machine.
- If the word Standard is there, then you are not an administrator and your account cannot be used to install software or make administrative changes.