Department of Justice Virus – Removal Instructions



A computer hoax has been spreading rapidly throughout the world and is making big news. It is called the Department of Justice Virus. This particular virus locks your computer and does not let you perform any tasks. It tries to pose as the real Department of Justice but this is a complete scam and is not really from the authorities. You should remove the Department of Justice immediately. Removal instructions are at the end of the article.


The Department of Justice Virus is an infection that completely takes over your computer and does not let you complete any tasks at all. It locks your computer, rendering it useless. Only one screen is visible and that is a warning from the authorities, specifically the Department of Justice, stating that you have conducted illegal activity.


The illegal activity that it claims you have conducted is listed as articles with specific infractions. Of course none of this is true. The Department of Justice Virus is an elaborate hoax, commonly referred to as ransomware in the antivirus community. Do not be fooled by the notice on your locked computer.



Various Virus Names:
Department of Justice Virus
Department of Justice Notice
DOJ Virus
Federal Department of Justice and Police Virus
Federal Department of Justice and Police Notice
*as the virus continually changes we will update the above list


Various Color Schemes:
White background with logo.
Black background with red letters.
White background with Department of Justice letterhead.
Grey background with logo.
*as the virus continually changes we will update the above list


Various Warnings:
Your Computer Has Been Blocked!
Your Computer Has Been Locked!
The work of your computer has been suspended on the grounds of the violation of the law of the United State of America.
This operating system is locked…
Following violations detected
*as the virus continually changes we will update the above list


Unfortunately the worst part about being infected with the Department of Justice Virus is that it completely locks your computer. You are not able to see your desktop, startmenu and cannot do anything at all. Your computer is a gigantic paper weight until you remove this ransomware infection.


This particular infection can be hard to trace as to the source of where you acquired it. Most likely you downloaded a file, email attachment or a fake software update. Once you download the file that is infected with this virus then your computer is locked. The only way to regain control of your computer is to remove the Department of Justice Virus. Detailed host file analysis can be found on VirusTotal by searching #reveton or #doj.


Ransomware such as the Department of Justice Virus locks your computer, claims you have done something wrong and demands payment. It is an elaborate hoax. It utilizes disabling the computer, causes fear and offers a payment solution. Of course you should not believe anything that this fake Department of Justice warning says.

We purposely infected our test computers with the Department of Justice Virus and then successfully removed the virus using the exact removal instructions we have posted below.



If you try to do a system restore on your computer to remove this ransomware virus infection then you are wasting your time. A system restore is not possible if you are infected with the Department of Justice Virus. The creators and code hackers that made this virus has purposely disabled the capability to do a system restore.


To remove the Department of Justice Virus you will need a professional virus removal program. We recommend a program called Spyhunter to remove this infection. We have tested Spyhunter to remove the Department of Justice Virus from various computers running Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7 and Windows 8. We successfully removed the virus each time we conducted the infection and removal test.


We have tested our removal procedure ourselves. We have a computer lab with multiple test computers running different operating systems. We purposely infected our test computers with the Department of Justice Virus and then successfully removed the virus using the exact removal instructions we have posted below. If you follow the instructions below you will get rid of the virus.


Department of Justice Virus

Virus Removal Instructions

Success Rate: 100%
Virus Lab Tests: 9
OS’s Tested: Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7 and Windows 8
Department of Justice Virus Samples Tested: 5
Removal Tool: Spyhunter

* Is the Department of Justice virus on a Windows 8 computer? See the Windows 8 Virus Removal Instructions


The virus removal instructions we have outlined below has been proven remove the Department of Justice Virus. You must be on the infected computer when performing these steps.


1 To begin, go ahead and reboot the infected computer. If the infected computer is turned off, go ahead and turn it on.




2 Immediately as the computer begins to boot, press F8 many times. Pressing F8 allows you to access the Advanced Options Menu.




3 Once you are in the Advanced Options Menu, use your arrow keys and select the Safe Mode with Networking option. Press enter when you have selected that option.

Safe Mode with Networking



4 Windows will now boot into Safe Mode with Networking. Safe Mode with Networking will allow you to remove Department of Justice which it would not allow when Windows was in normal mode.




5Now that the virus is not running it is time to begin removal. On your keyboard, click and hold the Windows key, then press the R key. See keyboard diagram below.

key





6 After you have pressed the Windows and R key, the Windows Run Box will open. Type exactly the following into the run box and click OK:

iexplore http://www.spywarehelpcenter.com/nodoj


Windows Run Remove Virus





After clicking OK, your computer will connect to the internet and download our recommended virus removal program called Spyhunter.




7 When you see the Spyhunter download box, click the Run button. The picture of the download box is below. After you click the “Run” button, Spyhunter will launch. If your computer asks if you are sure you want to run Spyhunter, click OK. The Spyhunter installation will begin. After fully installing Spyhunter the virus scan will automatically begin.

Spyhunter Download Box Click Run





8 After Spyhunter has scanned your computer you will see the virus in the scan results. Simply click “Fix Threats” to remove the virus.




9 After you click “Fix Threats” you are going to need to register Spyhunter to remove Department of Justice. Please register Spyhunter and the virus will be removed.

Registering Spyhunter offers superior benefits including real-time constant protection against any potential threats. Spyhunter will detect and remove any future threats that may occur including viruses, spyware, trojans, registry infections and more. It is a great all-in-one solution for your computer security needs and that is why we recommend it.




10 After you have registered Spyhunter, and the virus was removed, you can safely reboot into Normal Mode. The Department of Justice Virus will be completely gone.



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Comments

  1. Patrick Dube says:

    Simple, fast and easy. Thanks for your tip. It works great !

  2. richard armstrong says:

    I tried your solution by hitting the f8 key many times but it only brings up my yahoo chat with the virus behind it. No operation screen appears so what can i do?

    • Randall Savage says:

      We recommend that you call the phone number we posted if you cannot get into safe mode with networking. These viruses are extremely malicious and it sounds like it has locked your computer completely.

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