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Should I remove The Sims" 3?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #12,640
United States Rank #10,411
Reach 0.0296%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 43.35 days
158.52 days >
Average installed length: 83.29 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
1.67.2 48.02%
1.63.5 49.15%
1.0.631 2.82%

Other programs by Electronic Arts

The Sims" 3

Overview

The Sims" 3 is a program developed by Electronic Arts. The most used version is 1.63.5, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The software installer includes 53 files and is usually about 5.48 MB (5,749,677 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 49% of users of The Sims" 3 come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Brazil.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.TheSims3.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{C05D8CDB-417D-4335-A38C-A0659EDFD6B8}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Estimated size: 5.48 MB
Language: Russian

Program filesFiles installed by The Sims" 3

  • Sims3Launcher.exe - Sims 3 Launcher Starter Application (Sims 3Launcher Starter Application)
  • Sims3Launcher_original.exe
  • winui.dll - EA WinUI for Paul.dll (Windows UI for PAUL.DLL)
  • eadm-installer.exe - EA Download Manager
  • TS3W.exe - Downs Sims 3
  • Sims3GDF.dll - Sims3GDF (Sims 3 Game Definition File)
  • S3Launcher.exe - Sims 3 (S3Launcher)
  • TS3.exe
  • TS3EP01.exe
  • TS3EP02.exe
  • TS3EP03.exe
  • TS3SP01.exe
  • TS3SP02.exe
  • TS3SP03.exe
  • TS3W_o.exe
  • TSLHelper.exe - TSLHelper
  • TSLHost.dll - TSLHost
  • paul.dll - drEAm (Electronic Arts, Inc.)
  • EAWebkit.dll - EAWebKit

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

4 Scheduled Tasks
  • Sims3Launcher.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{AB31E99B-AE30-4DA2-A6AC-224BDA8E5679}' (runs on registration).
  • TS3.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F1904F5A-C45B-4B21-84B3-34929D981AC0}' (runs on registration).
  • Sims3Launcher_original.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{E6363BAD-DB57-41AE-86DD-69C441711918}' (runs on registration).
  • TS3W.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{26D98A3E-3F3C-422D-BACF-4E53F29C6B48}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove The Sims" 3?

Quickly and completely remove The Sims" 3 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall The Sims" 3 from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program The Sims" 3, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove The Sims" 3.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Win XP 0%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#12,640

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 54.37%
Windows 8 44.23%
Windows Vista 1.13%
Windows XP 0.28%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 30.51%
Windows 8.1 22.03%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.54%
Windows 8.1 Pro 9.60%
Windows 7 Professional 7.34%
Windows 8 4.52%

Distribution by countryGeography

49.21% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 49.21%
  United Kingdom 7.90%
  Brazil 5.87%
  Canada 5.42%
  Netherlands 4.06%
  Australia 2.26%
  Poland 2.03%
  Norway 1.81%
  DK 1.81%
  Sweden 1.58%
  Italy 1.58%
  Hungary 1.35%
  Indonesia 1.13%
  France 0.90%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 28.31%
Acer 15.98%
ASUS 15.07%
Dell 13.70%
Lenovo 8.68%
Samsung 6.85%
GIGABYTE 3.65%
Toshiba 2.74%
Alienware 2.28%
MSI 2.28%
American Megatrends 0.46%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 6.25%
ASUS All Series 6.25%
MSI MS-7641 3.75%
Alienware Alienware X51 R... 2.50%
HP ENVY dv7 Notebook PC 2.50%
LENOVO 20217 2.50%

About Electronic Arts

Electronic Arts (EA) is developer & publisher of video games who develops & publishes games under several labels including EA Sports titles, Irritate NFL, FIFA Soccer & NBA Jam.
Publisher URL: www.ea.com

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