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RandomNumberGenerator.Create Method (String)

When overridden in a derived class, creates an instance of the specified implementation of a cryptographic random number generator.

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

public static RandomNumberGenerator Create(
	string rngName


Type: System.String
The name of the random number generator implementation to use.

Return Value

Type: System.Security.Cryptography.RandomNumberGenerator
A new instance of a cryptographic random number generator.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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