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Category: System Information
Title: Get the startmenu's directory
Date added: 15.03.2006
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uses
  ShlObj, ActiveX;

procedure FreePidl(pidl: PItemIDList);
var
  allocator: IMalloc;
begin
  if Succeeded(SHGetMalloc(allocator)) then
  begin
    allocator.Free(pidl);
    {$IFDEF VER100}
    allocator.Release;
    {$ENDIF}
  end;
end;

function GetStartMenu: string;
var
  pidl: PItemIDList;
  buf: array[0..MAX_PATH] of Char;
begin
  if Succeeded(SHGetSpecialFolderLocation(Form1.Handle, CSIDL_STARTMENU, pidl)) then
  SHGetPathFromIDList(pidl, buf);
  Result := StrPas(buf);
  FreePIDL(pidl);
end;

procedure TForm1.Button1Click(Sender: TObject);
begin
  label1.Caption := GetStartMenu;
end;


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