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Should I remove The Sims 3 Seasons?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #3,041
United States Rank #1,996
Reach 0.1931%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 23.23 days
685.16 days >
Average installed length: 360.00 days


16.0.136 100.00%

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The Sims 3 Seasons

What is The Sims 3 Seasons?

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

About  (from Electronic Arts)

Let your Sims swim in the ocean on a hot summer day, bob for apples in the autumn leaves, test their snowboarding skill on the half pipe, or welcome spring showers with a walk in the rain and a colorful umbrella. All-new activities, like soccer, and big seasonal festivals and celebrations bring the spirit of each seaso...  Read more


The Sims 3 Seasons 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 primary executable is named TS3W.exe. The setup package generally installs about 31 files and is usually about 1002.81 MB (1,051,523,661 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 72% of users of The Sims 3 Seasons 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 Seasons\Support\EA Help\Electronic_Arts_Technical_Support.htm
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Origin Games\The Sims 3 Seasons
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{3DE92282-CB49-434F-81BF-94E5B380E889}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Estimated size: 1002.81 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by The Sims 3 Seasons

Program executable:TS3W.exe
Name:Sims 3
Path:C:\Program Files\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3 Seasons\TS3W.exe
Additional files:
  • Sims3Launcher.exe - Sims 3 Launcher Starter Application (Sims 3Launcher Starter Application)
  • ISSetupHelper.exe - ISSetupHelper
  • Sims3EP08GDF.dll - Sims3GDF (Sims 3 Game Definition File)
  • OriginSetup.exe - Origin
  • TS3W.exe - Sims 3
  • TSLHost.dll - TSLHost
  • Sims3EP08Setup.exe (by Acresso Software) - InstallShield (Setup.exe)
  • TS3EP08.exe - Sims 3 Starter Application
  • _Setup.dll (by Acresso Software) - FLEXnet (R) InstallShield (R) Setup Launcher Resources
  • Autorun.exe - Autorun Application
  • d3dx9_31.dll
  • eadm-installer.exe - EA Download Manager
  • EAWebkit.dll - EAWebKit
  • ISSetup.dll - InstallShield (R) Setup Engine
  • paul.dll - drEAm (Electronic Arts, Inc.)
  • rld-ts3ep8.exe
  • S3Launcher.exe - S3Launcher
  • Sims3EP02GDF.dll
  • Sims3EP05GDF.dll
  • Sims3GDF.dll
  • Sims3Launcher.resources.dll (by EA.com) - Sims3Launcher
  • Sims3LauncherW.exe (by EA.com)
  • Sims3Setup.exe
  • Sims3StoreObjects.dll - Sims3StoreObjects
  • TS3.exe
  • TS3EP02.exe
  • TS3EP05.exe
  • TS3SP02.exe
  • TSLHelper.exe - TSLHelper
  • winui.dll - EA WinUI for Paul.dll (Windows UI for PAUL.DLL)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

5 Scheduled Tasks
  • Sims3Launcher.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F64F4B20-275E-4178-8A2D-0DB5BF4FC69A}' (runs on registration).
  • TS3.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{54E90576-E381-475A-A765-959539F660B9}' (runs on registration).
  • TS3W.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{26D98A3E-3F3C-422D-BACF-4E53F29C6B48}' (runs on registration).
  • TS3EP08.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{512522AF-B349-48B0-8390-5D3A1CB38A4B}' (runs on registration).
  • Sims3Setup.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{279AEB2C-88C0-444B-9952-079ED416D63F}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove The Sims 3 Seasons?

You can uninstall The Sims 3 Seasons 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 Seasons, 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 Seasons.

Win 7 (SP1) 52%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 54.74%
Windows 10 41.45%
Windows Vista 2.84%
Windows XP 0.97%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 38.81%
Windows 8.1 19.21%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.88%
Windows 10 Home 8.70%
Windows 8 5.53%
Windows 7 Professional 5.19%

Distribution by countryGeography

71.91% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 71.91%
  United Kingdom 8.49%
  Canada 4.79%
  Australia 4.41%
  Indonesia 0.78%
  South Africa 0.76%
  Israel 0.68%
  Philippines 0.59%
  New Zealand 0.57%
  Ireland 0.57%
  Romania 0.49%
  Singapore 0.44%
  Malaysia 0.42%
  Slovakia 0.32%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 32.12%
Dell 17.76%
Acer 12.72%
ASUS 10.58%
Toshiba 10.50%
Lenovo 4.84%
Samsung 3.01%
Alienware 2.65%
Intel 0.66%
MSI 0.59%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 6.38%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 6.02%
ASUS All Series 4.04%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.41%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 3.23%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 3.05%

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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Steve (Expert)over a year ago
I love the Sims!