Getting Strings for Win/WinSys Directory

Can anyone tell me how to return teh strings for the GetWindowsDirectory and GetWindowsSysDir.  I'm looking for code.  Here's teh code I already have (it causes an access violation)

procedure TForm2.Button3Click(Sender: TObject);
var
lptstr: pchar;
begin
 getwindowsdirectory(lptstr,MAX_PATH);
end;
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ronit051397Commented:
procedure TForm1.Button1Click(Sender: TObject);
var A: PChar;
begin
  GetMem(A,MAX_PATH+1);                                     GetWindowsDirectory(A,MAX_PATH+1);
  showmessage(StrPas(A));
  FreeMem(A,MAX_PATH+1);
end;
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