Powershell script to check if using by administrator

Powershell  5.1.14393.1944
Windows 10 Pro

clear-host
If (!([bool]([Security.Principal.WindowsPrincipal] [Security.Principal.WindowsIdentity]::GetCurrent()).IsInRole([Security.Principal.WindowsBuiltInRole] "Administrator")))
  {Throw write-host "You must be running as an administrator, please restart as administrator"}
write-host -ForegroundColor DarkYellow "Show Process" 
get-process

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Simple script I need to make sure we are running the script using administrator

When I run this I get this

You must be running as an administrator, please restart as administrator
ScriptHalted
At C:\util\mytest.ps1:3 char:4
+   {Throw write-host "You must be running as an administrator, please  ...
+    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
    + CategoryInfo          : OperationStopped: (:) [], RuntimeException
    + FullyQualifiedErrorId : ScriptHalted

PS C:\util>

I would like the script to exit clean

Any ideas?
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Thomas GrassiSystems AdministratorAsked:
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oBdACommented:
You mainly have to get rid of the "Throw"
Clear-Host
If (!([bool]([Security.Principal.WindowsPrincipal] [Security.Principal.WindowsIdentity]::GetCurrent()).IsInRole([Security.Principal.WindowsBuiltInRole] "Administrator"))) {
	Write-Host "You must be running as an administrator, please restart as administrator"
	Exit 1
}
Write-Host -ForegroundColor DarkYellow "Show Process" 
Get-Process 

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Thomas GrassiSystems AdministratorAuthor Commented:
Great Job it works

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