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4% remove it96% keep it
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12.0.273 96.00%
1.00.0000 4.00%

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The Sims 3 Showtime

What is The Sims 3 Showtime?

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


The Sims 3 Showtime is a software program developed by Electronic Arts. The most common release is 12.0.273, 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 primary executable is named flt-t3st.exe. The setup package generally installs about 9 files. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 7. While about 38% of users of The Sims 3 Showtime come from Thailand, it is also popular in the United States and China.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.TheSims3.com
Installation folder: C:\Games\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3 Showtime
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{3BBFD444-5FAB-49F6-98B1-A1954E831399}\Sims3EP06Setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by The Sims 3 Showtime

Program executable:flt-t3st.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3 Showtime\flt-t3st.exe
Additional files:
  • Sims3Launcher.exe - Sims 3 Launcher Starter Application (Sims 3Launcher Starter Application)
  • OriginSetup.exe - Origin
  • ISSetupHelper.exe - ISSetupHelper
  • paul.dll - drEAm (Electronic Arts, Inc.)
  • Sims3EP06GDF.dll - Sims3GDF (Sims 3 Game Definition File)
  • Sims3EP06Setup.exe (by Acresso Software) - InstallShield (Setup.exe)
  • TS3EP06.exe - Sims 3 Starter Application
  • 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 '{EEE70759-08A6-4FCE-8C2F-FE1F6A9A121B}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove The Sims 3 Showtime?

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

Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%
PC installation base

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 80.00%
Windows 8 16.00%
Windows Vista 4.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 48.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 20.00%
Windows 7 Professional 8.00%
Windows 8.1 Pro 8.00%
Windows 10 Pro 4.00%
Windows 7 Enterprise 4.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

38.24% of installs come from Thailand
Which countries install it?
  Thailand 38.24%
  United States 38.24%
  China 5.88%
  Australia 2.94%
  Canada 2.94%
  Ireland 2.94%
  Iran 2.94%
  Malaysia 2.94%
  Singapore 2.94%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 23.81%
Dell 14.29%
Toshiba 9.52%
Lenovo 9.52%
ASUS 9.52%
Sony 4.76%
Samsung 4.76%
Alienware 4.76%
Acer 4.76%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite L840 5.56%
TOSHIBA Satellite L755 5.56%
Sony VPCCB15FH 5.56%
Samsung RC418/RC518/RC718 5.56%
LENOVO IdeaPad Y460... 5.56%

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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