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In Vista (business edition), how can you view who the local admins are on the PC without the user being an admin? Any command prompt method etc.?

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Open a command-prompt and execute:

NET LOCALGROUP Administrators

That will show you the membership of the local Administrators group on that machine. (Obviously, I'm assuming that the "Administrators" group hasn't been renamed.)

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You can always open a command-line prompt and type net user to list local users. Then type net user <username> for each of them to list the groups they belong to. You may infer something from the result; for example, a user belonging to a group named "Administrators" is probably a local admin.

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