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What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #12,977
United States Rank #8,478
Reach 0.0244%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 75.24 days
1104.14 days >
Average installed length: 580.14 days

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The Sims 3

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What is The Sims 3?  (from Electronic Arts)

The freedom of The Sims 3 will inspire you with endless creative possibilities and amuse you with unexpected moments of mischief! Create unique Sims and control their lives.
Customize everything from their appearances to their personalities to their homes. Then, send your Sims out to explore new locations around tow...  Read more


The Sims 3 is a program developed by Electronic Arts. The software installer includes 60 files and is usually about 960.89 MB (1,007,566,575 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 72% of users of The Sims 3 come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.thesims3.com
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\steam\steamapps\common\the sims 3
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/47890
Estimated size: 960.89 MB

Program filesFiles installed by The Sims 3

  • Sims3Launcher.exe - Sims 3 Launcher Starter Application (Sims 3Launcher Starter Application)
  • Autorun.exe - Autorun Application
  • Sims3EP01GDF.dll - Sims3GDF (Sims 3 Game Definition File)
  • Sims3EP05GDF.dll
  • Sims3EP07GDF.dll
  • Sims3EP09GDF.dll
  • Sims3GDF.dll
  • S3Launcher.exe - Sims 3 (S3Launcher)
  • TS3W.exe
  • TSLHelper.exe - TSLHelper
  • TSLHost.dll - TSLHost
  • EAWebkit.dll - EAWebKit

How do I remove The Sims 3?

Quickly and completely remove The Sims(TM) 3 from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall The Sims 3 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(TM) 3, 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.

Win 7 (SP1) 78%
Win Vista 0%
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 80.38%
Windows 10 14.77%
Windows Vista 3.80%
Windows XP 1.05%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 61.11%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.83%
Windows 7 Professional 7.91%
Windows 8.1 5.77%
Windows 8 2.78%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 2.78%

Distribution by countryGeography

71.52% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 71.52%
  United Kingdom 8.33%
  Canada 6.67%
  Germany 1.97%
  France 1.97%
  Australia 1.52%
  DK 1.06%
  Sweden 0.91%
  Belgium 0.76%
  Switzerland 0.45%
  Spain 0.45%
  Singapore 0.45%
  Brazil 0.30%
  IS 0.30%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 26.88%
Dell 22.22%
Acer 11.47%
ASUS 11.11%
Alienware 6.09%
Samsung 4.30%
Lenovo 3.94%
Toshiba 3.58%
Intel 0.72%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 5.00%
Dell XPS 8300 4.44%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.89%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.33%
ASUSTeK G75VW 2.78%
ASUSTeK G74Sx 2.22%

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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