RIPEMD160.Create Method (String)


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Creates an instance of the specified implementation of the RIPEMD160 hash algorithm.

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

public static RIPEMD160 Create(
	string hashName


Type: System.String

The name of the specific implementation of RIPEMD160 to use.

Return Value

Type: System.Security.Cryptography.RIPEMD160

A new instance of the specified implementation of RIPEMD160.

Exception Condition

The algorithm described by the hashName parameter was used with Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) mode enabled, but it is not FIPS-compatible.

You cannot create an instance of an abstract class. Application code will create a new instance of a derived class. For more information, see the RIPEMD160Managed class.

.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
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