Represents the state of the hash computation.
[Visual Basic] Protected State As Integer [C#] protected int State; [C++] protected: int State; [JScript] protected var State : int;
This field is used to prevent users from changing the key of a keyed hash algorithm during a hash operation. The value of this field is zero before and after a hash operation when a key change is legitimate, and nonzero otherwise.
Platforms: Windows 98, Windows NT 4.0, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 2000, Windows XP Home Edition, Windows XP Professional, Windows Server 2003 family