HashAlgorithm.Create Method ()


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Creates an instance of the default implementation of a hash algorithm.

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

Public Shared Function Create As HashAlgorithm

Return Value

Type: System.Security.Cryptography.HashAlgorithm

A new SHA1CryptoServiceProvider instance, unless the default settings have been changed using the .

By default, this overload uses the SHA1CryptoServiceProvider implementation of a hash algorithm. If you want to specify a different implementation, use the Create(String) overload, which lets you specify an algorithm name, instead. The cryptography configuration system defines the default implementation of HashAlgorithm.

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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