HashAlgorithm.ComputeHash Method (Byte[], Int32, Int32)

Computes the hash value for the specified region of the specified byte array.

Namespace: System.Security.Cryptography
Assembly: mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)

array<unsigned char>^ ComputeHash (
	array<unsigned char>^ buffer, 
	int offset, 
	int count
public byte[] ComputeHash (
	byte[] buffer, 
	int offset, 
	int count
public function ComputeHash (
	buffer : byte[], 
	offset : int, 
	count : int
) : byte[]



The input to compute the hash code for.


The offset into the byte array from which to begin using data.


The number of bytes in the array to use as data.

Return Value

The computed hash code.

Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0