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Should I remove The Sims" 3 Generations?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #14,144
United States Rank #12,105
Reach 0.0206%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 54.69 days
264.94 days >
Average installed length: 139.20 days


8.0.152 100.00%

Typically installed together

Other programs by Electronic Arts

The Sims" 3 Generations


The Sims" 3 Generations is a software 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 setup package generally installs about 6 files and is usually about 976.43 KB (999,866 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 10 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 51% of users of The Sims" 3 Generations come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.TheSims3.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3 Generations
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Installshield Installation Information\{E6B88BD6-E4B2-4701-A648-B6DAC6E491CC}\Sims3EP04Setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Estimated size: 976.43 KB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by The Sims" 3 Generations

  • Sims3Launcher.exe - Sims 3 Launcher Starter Application (Sims 3Launcher Starter Application)
  • eadm-installer.exe - EA Download Manager
  • Sims3EP04GDF.dll - Sims3GDF (Sims 3 Game Definition File)
  • TS3W.exe - Sims 3
  • TSLHost.dll - TSLHost
  • TS3EP04.exe - Sims 3 Starter Application

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Sims3Launcher.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{D8709871-ECB0-4365-890C-5653A1721FD4}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove The Sims" 3 Generations?

You can uninstall The Sims" 3 Generations 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 Generations, 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 Generations.

Win 10 48%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 50.61%
Windows 10 48.16%
Windows Vista 0.98%
Windows XP 0.25%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 28.08%
Windows 8.1 20.94%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.02%
Windows 8.1 Pro 9.11%
Windows 7 Professional 6.65%
Windows 10 Home 5.67%

Distribution by countryGeography

50.78% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 50.78%
  United Kingdom 7.65%
  Canada 5.29%
  Brazil 5.10%
  Netherlands 4.71%
  Australia 2.16%
  DK 2.16%
  Poland 1.96%
  Norway 1.76%
  Sweden 1.57%
  France 1.37%
  Indonesia 0.98%
  Italy 0.98%
  Hungary 0.98%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 27.45%
Acer 17.65%
ASUS 16.47%
Dell 12.55%
Lenovo 8.24%
Samsung 7.45%
Alienware 2.35%
Toshiba 2.35%
MSI 1.57%
Intel 0.78%
Common models
ASUS All Series 6.90%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 5.17%
MSI MS-7641 4.02%
HP ENVY dv7 Notebook PC 2.87%
Alienware Alienware X51 R... 2.30%
HP ENVY 15 Notebook PC 2.30%

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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