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HashAlgorithm.HashFinal Method

When overridden in a derived class, finalizes the hash computation after the last data is processed by the cryptographic stream object.

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

protected:
virtual array<unsigned char>^ HashFinal () abstract
protected abstract byte[] HashFinal ()
protected abstract function HashFinal () : byte[]
Not applicable.

Return Value

The computed hash code.

This method finalizes any partial computation and returns the correct hash value for the data stream.

Windows 98, Windows Server 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 Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0
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