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SHA256Managed.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 override byte[] HashFinal()

Return Value

Type: System.Byte[]
The computed hash code.

This method is not called by application code. This method finalizes any partial computation and returns the correct hash value of the data stream.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98

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

.NET Framework

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