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Should I remove The Sims 3 Generations?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Excellent
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How common is it?
Global Rank #2,598
United States Rank #1,643
Reach 0.2743%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 23.07 days
680.54 days >
Average installed length: 357.57 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
8.0.152 100.00%

Typically installed together

Other programs by Electronic Arts

The Sims 3 Generations

What is The Sims 3 Generations?  (from Electronic Arts)

The Sims 3: Generations (GEN) is the fourth expansion pack for The Sims 3. It is the first major expansion pack that does not contain a game manual, instead containing a simple install guide with the serial code attached. All packs from this point on do not contain a manual. In The Sims 3: Generations, each life phase ...  Read more

Overview

The Sims 3 Generations is a software 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 primary executable is named TS3W.exe. The setup package generally installs about 50 files and is usually about 31.18 MB (32,695,801 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 71% of users of The Sims 3 Generations come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.TheSims3.com
Help link: C:\Program Files (x86)\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3 Generations\Support\EA Help\Electronic_Arts_Technical_Support.htm
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3 Generations
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{E6B88BD6-E4B2-4701-A648-B6DAC6E491CC}\Sims3EP04Setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -remov
Estimated size: 31.18 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by The Sims 3 Generations

Program executable:TS3W.exe
Name:Sims 3
Path:C:\The Sims 3 Generations\Game\Bin\TS3W.exe
MD5:6adb7885a3b2bc8a4883b6c870918219
Additional files:
  • Sims3Launcher.exe - Sims 3 Launcher Starter Application (Sims 3Launcher Starter Application)
  • eadm-installer.exe - EA Download Manager
  • Sims3EP04GDF.dll - Sims3GDF (Sims 3 Game Definition File)
  • TS3.exe - Sims 3
  • TS3EP02.exe
  • TS3EP03.exe
  • TS3W.exe
  • TSLHost.dll - TSLHost
  • UninstHelper.exe (by GameStop) - GameStop App (Add/Remove Programs Helper)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • TS3W.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{8E8561A6-50F4-438D-83C4-1C14C23B5B77}' (runs on registration).
  • 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.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 57%
Win Vista 0%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#2,598

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 59.79%
Windows 8 35.80%
Windows Vista 3.01%
Windows XP 1.32%
Windows 8.1 0.08%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 42.70%
Windows 8.1 19.16%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.56%
Windows 8 6.39%
Windows 7 Professional 5.34%
Windows 10 Home 3.39%

Distribution by countryGeography

70.80% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 70.80%
  United Kingdom 8.64%
  Canada 5.37%
  Australia 3.87%
  Italy 1.85%
  Indonesia 0.68%
  South Africa 0.62%
  Philippines 0.62%
  New Zealand 0.60%
  Israel 0.60%
  Ireland 0.57%
  Malaysia 0.42%
  Romania 0.40%
  Slovakia 0.32%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 32.46%
Dell 16.68%
Acer 13.28%
Toshiba 10.70%
ASUS 10.08%
GIGABYTE 5.66%
Lenovo 4.06%
Samsung 3.09%
Alienware 2.77%
Intel 0.63%
MSI 0.59%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 8.60%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 7.15%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 3.44%
ASUS All Series 3.17%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.99%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.90%

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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