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Should I remove The Sims 3 Into the Future?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
11% remove it89% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #5,951
United States Rank #3,915
Reach 0.0784%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 14.89 days
439.37 days >
Average installed length: 230.86 days


21.0.150 100.00%

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The Sims 3 Into the Future


The Sims 3 Into the Future 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 main program executable is TS3W.exe. The software installer includes 11 files and is usually about 1.98 GB (2,128,278,240 bytes). TS3_1.62.153.0240xx_update.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 71% of users of The Sims 3 Into the Future 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 Into the Future
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{A0BBD6C7-B546-4048-B33A-F21F5C9F5B09}\Sims3EP11Setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Estimated size: 1.98 GB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by The Sims 3 Into the Future

Program executable:TS3W.exe
Name:Sims 3
Path:C:\Program Files\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3 Into the Future\TS3W.exe
Additional files:
  • TS3W.exe - Sims 3
  • TSLHost.dll - TSLHost
  • Sims3Launcher.exe - Sims 3 Launcher Starter Application (Sims 3Launcher Starter Application)
  • Game_Win32.exe - Downs Sims 3
  • Sims3EP11GDF.dll - Sims3GDF (Sims 3 Game Definition File)
  • OriginSetup.exe - Origin
  • TS3EP11.exe - Sims 3 Starter Application
  • d3dx9_31.dll
  • ISSetupHelper.exe - ISSetupHelper
  • Sims3EP11Setup.exe (by Acresso Software) - InstallShield (Setup.exe)
  • TS3_1.62.153.0240xx_update.exe (by Acresso Software)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

3 Scheduled Tasks
  • TS3EP11.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{4F67E7CC-A3D8-41AF-B2C2-57AFEF0A3E18}' (runs on registration).
  • Sims3Launcher.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{CC57FB04-E1F9-446D-824F-BB93DCF328C1}' (runs on registration).
  • TS3W.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{FD7A34AE-7A2F-4F05-8254-B3358334A502}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove The Sims 3 Into the Future?

You can uninstall The Sims 3 Into the Future 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 Into the Future, 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 Into the Future.

Win 10 52%
Win Vista 0%
Uninstall it 11%
Keep it 89%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 51.81%
Windows 7 45.99%
Windows Vista 1.55%
Windows XP 0.65%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 31.54%
Windows 8.1 26.22%
Windows 10 Home 9.86%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.83%
Windows 7 Professional 5.00%
Windows 8 4.87%

Distribution by countryGeography

71.12% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 71.12%
  United Kingdom 8.03%
  Canada 4.83%
  Australia 4.41%
  Italy 2.18%
  Philippines 0.74%
  New Zealand 0.60%
  Indonesia 0.56%
  Greece 0.51%
  Malaysia 0.51%
  Romania 0.51%
  Singapore 0.46%
  South Africa 0.42%
  Brazil 0.37%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 30.41%
Dell 16.51%
Acer 13.22%
ASUS 11.10%
Toshiba 10.23%
Lenovo 6.27%
Alienware 3.47%
Samsung 2.99%
MSI 1.06%
Common models
ASUS All Series 5.89%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.72%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.13%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 3.93%
HP Pavilion 17 Notebook P... 3.14%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 2.75%

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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