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3% remove it97% keep it
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The Sims 3 Generations

What is The Sims 3 Generations?

The Sims 3 Generations is a video game distributed through EA's Origin digital distribution and digital rights management content delivery system.


The Sims 3 Generations is a program developed by Electronic Arts. 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 main program executable is Sims3Launcher.exe. The software installer includes 11 files. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 48% of users of The Sims 3 Generations come from Thailand, it is also popular in the United States and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.TheSims3.com
Help link: www.impulsedriven.com
Installation folder: C:\Games\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3 Generations
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{E6B88BD6-E4B2-4701-A648-B6DAC6E491CC}\Sims3EP04Setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by The Sims 3 Generations

  • Sims3Launcher.exe - Sims 3 Launcher Starter Application (Sims 3Launcher Starter Application)
  • eadm-installer.exe - EA Download Manager
  • CopyRegValues.exe (by Stardock) - CopyRegValues
  • ISSetupHelper.exe - ISSetupHelper
  • paul.dll - drEAm (Electronic Arts, Inc.)
  • Sims3EP04GDF.dll - Sims3GDF (Sims 3 Game Definition File)
  • Sims3EP04Setup.exe (by Acresso Software) - InstallShield (Setup.exe)
  • TS3EP04.exe - Sims 3 Starter Application
  • TSLHost.dll - Sims 3 (TSLHost)
  • UninstHelper.exe (by GameStop) - Impulse (Add/Remove Programs Helper)
  • winui.dll - EA WinUI for Paul.dll (Windows UI for PAUL.DLL)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Sims3Launcher.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{7E3A6DCE-DEEC-448F-B44B-9E286E894408}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove The Sims 3 Generations?

Quickly and completely remove The Sims 3 Generations 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 Generations 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 Generations, 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 Generations.

Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%
PC installation base

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 74.07%
Windows 8 22.22%
Windows Vista 3.70%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 48.15%
Windows 7 Home Premium 14.81%
Windows 7 Professional 7.41%
Windows 8.1 Pro 7.41%
Windows 7 Enterprise 3.70%
Windows 8 Pro 3.70%

Distribution by countryGeography

48.39% of installs come from Thailand
Which countries install it?
  Thailand 48.39%
  United States 22.58%
  Canada 6.45%
  China 6.45%
  Malaysia 6.45%
  Australia 3.23%
  United Kingdom 3.23%
  Singapore 3.23%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 20.83%
Hewlett-Packard 20.83%
ASUS 12.50%
Sony 8.33%
Lenovo 8.33%
Acer 8.33%
Toshiba 4.17%
Samsung 4.17%
Alienware 4.17%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite L840 5.00%
Sony VPCCB15FH 5.00%
Sony SVE1712Q1EW 5.00%
Samsung RC418/RC518/RC718 5.00%
LENOVO IdeaPad Y460... 5.00%

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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