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Should I remove The Sims 3 Ambitions?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #2,636
United States Rank #1,734
Reach 0.2319%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 23.45 days
691.83 days >
Average installed length: 363.50 days


4.10.1 16.52%
4.7.4 1.16%
4.6.6 0.37%
4.5.6 0.22%
4.3.4 0.39%
4.2.32 0.26%
4.0.87 81.07%

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The Sims 3 Ambitions

What is The Sims 3 Ambitions?

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

About  (from Electronic Arts)

The Sims 3: Ambitions is the second expansion pack for the strategic life simulation computer game The Sims 3. The Sims 3: Ambitions introduces new career opportunities and control mechanisms into gameplay. Manipulation of Sims' career progressions, actions and interactions during their working are feasible. Additional...  Read more


The Sims 3 Ambitions is a software program developed by Electronic Arts. The most common release is 4.0.87, 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 Sims3Launcher.exe. The setup package generally installs about 29 files and is usually about 42.98 MB (45,067,710 bytes). 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 71% of users of The Sims 3 Ambitions 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 Ambitions\Support\EA Help\Electronic_Arts_Technical_Support.htm
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3 Ambitions
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{910F4A29-1134-49E0-AD8B-56E4A3152BD1}\Sims3EP02Setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -remov
Estimated size: 42.98 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by The Sims 3 Ambitions

Program executable:Sims3Launcher.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3 Ambitions\Game\Bin\Sims3Launcher.exe
Additional files:
  • Sims3Launcher.exe - Sims 3 Launcher Starter Application (Sims 3Launcher Starter Application)
  • winui.dll - EA WinUI for Paul.dll (Windows UI for PAUL.DLL)
  • eadm-installer.exe - EA Download Manager
  • Sims3EP02GDF.dll - Sims3GDF (Sims 3 Game Definition File)
  • Sims3GDF.dll
  • S3Launcher.exe - Sims 3 (S3Launcher)
  • TS3.exe
  • TS3EP02.exe
  • TS3SP02.exe
  • TS3W.exe
  • TSLHelper.exe - TSLHelper
  • TSLHost.dll - TSLHost
  • paul.dll - drEAm (Electronic Arts, Inc.)
  • EAWebkit.dll - EAWebKit

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Sims3Launcher.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{D140D742-23BF-46E7-8C91-AAF1629A8352}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove The Sims 3 Ambitions?

You can uninstall The Sims 3 Ambitions 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 The Sims™ 3 Ambitions, 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 The Sims 3 Ambitions.

Win 7 (SP1) 56%
Win 10 0%
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 58.37%
Windows 10 36.87%
Windows Vista 3.45%
Windows XP 1.31%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 42.20%
Windows 8.1 16.83%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.01%
Windows 10 Home 7.64%
Windows 7 Professional 5.31%
Windows 8 5.22%

Distribution by countryGeography

71.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 71.00%
  United Kingdom 8.80%
  Canada 4.68%
  Australia 4.11%
  Italy 2.18%
  Indonesia 0.75%
  New Zealand 0.70%
  Philippines 0.64%
  South Africa 0.56%
  Ireland 0.54%
  Israel 0.51%
  Singapore 0.43%
  Romania 0.41%
  Malaysia 0.32%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 32.14%
Dell 17.15%
Acer 12.63%
ASUS 10.31%
Toshiba 9.97%
Lenovo 4.38%
Samsung 3.17%
Alienware 2.90%
Intel 0.84%
MSI 0.67%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 8.17%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 5.95%
ASUS All Series 4.28%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.73%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 3.17%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.38%

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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