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What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
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United States Rank #6,055
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
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Average installed length: 362.27 days

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Network Play System Patching

What is Network Play System Patching?

Network Play System provides real-time patching for select EA games including a few Sims game currently available.


Network Play System Patching is a software program developed by Electronic Arts. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 61% of users of Network Play System Patching come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.ea.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Electronic Arts\Network Play System
Uninstaller: C:\Windows\IsUninst.exe -f"C:\Program Files\Electronic Arts\Network Play System\NPSPatch.isu"

How do I remove Network Play System Patching?

You can uninstall Network Play System Patching 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 Network Play System (Patching), 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 Network Play System Patching.

Win 7 (SP1) 53%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 58.08%
Windows 10 16.57%
Windows Vista 13.57%
Windows XP 11.78%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 39.24%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 12.27%
Microsoft Windows XP 11.47%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.66%
Windows 7 Professional 6.34%
Windows 8.1 5.23%

Distribution by countryGeography

60.62% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 60.62%
  United Kingdom 9.83%
  Australia 4.65%
  Canada 3.83%
  Indonesia 1.50%
  New Zealand 1.43%
  Czech Republic 1.28%
  Israel 0.83%
  South Africa 0.75%
  Iran 0.75%
  Netherlands 0.75%
  Brazil 0.68%
  Italy 0.68%
  RS 0.60%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 30.41%
Dell 23.35%
Acer 14.90%
Toshiba 9.98%
ASUS 5.22%
Lenovo 2.61%
Samsung 2.30%
Intel 2.15%
American Megatrends 1.69%
Sahara 1.08%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.93%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.29%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 2.96%
Dell Inspiron 1545 2.30%
Dell Inspiron 1525 1.97%
Dell Inspiron 530 1.97%

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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