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Should I remove The Sims 3 Island Paradise?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #4,726
United States Rank #3,091
Reach 0.1104%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 19.09 days
563.10 days >
Average installed length: 295.87 days


19.0.101 100.00%

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The Sims 3 Island Paradise


The Sims 3 Island Paradise 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 12 files and is usually about 1.71 GB (1,838,601,138 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 72% of users of The Sims 3 Island Paradise 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 Island Paradise
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{DB21639E-FE55-432C-BCA2-0C5249E3F79E}\Sims3EP10Setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Estimated size: 1.71 GB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by The Sims 3 Island Paradise

Program executable:TS3W.exe
Name:Sims 3
Path:C:\Program Files\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3 Island Paradise\TS3W.exe
Additional files:
  • Autorun.exe - Autorun Application
  • Sims3Launcher.exe - Sims 3 Launcher Starter Application (Sims 3Launcher Starter Application)
  • Sims3EP10GDF.dll - Sims3GDF (Sims 3 Game Definition File)
  • OriginSetup.exe - Origin
  • TS3W.exe - Sims 3
  • TSLHost.dll - TSLHost
  • TS3EP10.exe - Sims 3 Starter Application
  • _Setup.dll (by Acresso Software) - InstallShield (FLEXnet (R) InstallShield (R) Setup Launcher Resources)
  • d3dx9_31.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® DirectX for Windows®
  • ISSetup.dll (by Acresso Software) - InstallShield (R) Setup Engine
  • ISSetupHelper.exe - ISSetupHelper
  • Sims3EP10Setup.exe - Setup.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • Sims3Launcher.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{D9CAAD57-939A-4057-8470-23701FAA5170}' (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 Island Paradise?

You can uninstall The Sims 3 Island Paradise 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 Island Paradise, 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 Island Paradise.

Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%
PC installation base

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 48.83%
Windows 7 48.55%
Windows Vista 1.84%
Windows XP 0.78%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 35.30%
Windows 8.1 24.00%
Windows 10 Home 10.52%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.80%
Windows 8 5.31%
Windows 7 Professional 4.57%

Distribution by countryGeography

71.86% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 71.86%
  United Kingdom 8.93%
  Canada 4.96%
  Australia 4.40%
  South Africa 0.86%
  Philippines 0.69%
  New Zealand 0.66%
  Israel 0.66%
  Ireland 0.66%
  Romania 0.53%
  Indonesia 0.43%
  Singapore 0.40%
  PR 0.33%
  Greece 0.30%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 31.54%
Dell 17.38%
Acer 12.62%
Toshiba 10.54%
ASUS 10.00%
Lenovo 6.17%
Alienware 2.95%
Samsung 2.95%
Intel 0.67%
MSI 0.60%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.92%
ASUS All Series 5.48%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.91%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 4.04%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 3.03%
HP Pavilion 17 Notebook P... 2.89%

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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