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Die Sims 3 Showtime


Die Sims 3 Showtime 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 software installer includes 8 files and is usually about 2.84 MB (2,975,414 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 80% of users of Die Sims 3 Showtime come from Germany, it is also popular in the United States and Austria.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.TheSims3.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Electronic Arts\Die Sims 3 Showtime
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{3BBFD444-5FAB-49F6-98B1-A1954E831399}\Sims3EP06Setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0007 -removeonly
Estimated size: 2.84 MB
Language: German

Program filesFiles installed by Die Sims 3 Showtime

  • Sims3Launcher.exe - Sims 3 Launcher Starter Application (Sims 3Launcher Starter Application)
  • Sims3EP06GDF.dll - Sims3GDF (Sims 3 Game Definition File)
  • OriginSetup.exe - Origin
  • TS3W.exe - Sims 3
  • TSLHost.dll - TSLHost
  • ISSetupHelper.exe - ISSetupHelper
  • Sims3EP06Setup.exe (by Acresso Software) - InstallShield (Setup.exe)
  • TS3EP06.exe - Sims 3 Starter Application

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 Die Sims 3 Showtime?

You can uninstall Die 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Die Sims™ 3 Showtime, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: 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 Die Sims 3 Showtime.

Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%
PC installation base

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 64.34%
Windows 10 31.99%
Windows XP 2.21%
Windows Vista 1.47%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 43.17%
Windows 8.1 16.24%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.44%
Windows 7 Professional 8.49%
Windows 10 Home 7.01%
Windows 8 3.32%

Distribution by countryGeography

80.14% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 80.14%
  United States 9.03%
  Austria 7.94%
  Switzerland 1.81%
  Netherlands 0.36%
  DK 0.36%
  Canada 0.36%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 24.34%
Hewlett-Packard 15.13%
ASUS 13.82%
Medion 13.16%
Dell 7.89%
Lenovo 3.29%
Samsung 3.29%
American Megatrends 2.63%
Alienware 1.32%
Sony 1.32%
Toshiba 1.32%
Common models
MEDION MS-7797 4.00%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 3.20%
Acer Aspire 7750G 2.40%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.40%
Acer Aspire 5755G 2.40%

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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