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DpapiProtectedConfigurationProvider.Decrypt Method

Decrypts the passed XmlNode object.

Namespace:  System.Configuration
Assembly:  System.Configuration (in System.Configuration.dll)

public override XmlNode Decrypt(
	XmlNode encryptedNode


Type: System.Xml.XmlNode
The XmlNode object to decrypt.

Return Value

Type: System.Xml.XmlNode
A decrypted XmlNode object.


encryptedNode does not have Name set to "EncryptedData" and XmlNodeType set to Element.

- or -

encryptedNode does not have a child node named "CipherData" with a child node named "CipherValue".

- or -

The child node named "CipherData" is an empty node.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.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.