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Should I remove The Sims 3 Teaser?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #44,183
United States Rank #29,034
Reach 0.0021%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 27.87 days
822.15 days >
Average installed length: 431.98 days


VersionDistribution 100.00%

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The Sims 3 Teaser

What is The Sims 3 Teaser?

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


The Sims 3 Teaser 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 ts3teaser.exe. The setup package generally installs about 10 files. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 76% of users of The Sims 3 Teaser come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.ea.com
Help link: H:\Games\Origin2\The Sims 3 Teaser\Support\EA Help\Electronic_Arts_Technical_Support.htm
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Origin Games\The Sims 3 Teaser\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Common Files\EAInstaller\The Sims 3 Teaser\Cleanup.exe" uninstall_game -autologging

Program filesFiles installed by The Sims 3 Teaser

Program executable:ts3teaser.exe
Name:Sims 3
Path:C:\Program Files\origin games\the sims 3 teaser\game\bin\ts3teaser.exe
Additional files:
  • GDFBinary_en_GB.dll - The Sims 3 Teaser (Game Definition File resources)
  • GDFBinary_en_US.dll
  • Cleanup.exe - EA Installer Cleanup
  • Touchup.exe - EA Installer Touchup
  • DSETUP.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® DirectX for Windows® (Direct driver preloader)
  • dsetup32.dll (by Microsoft) - DirectX Setup - 32-bit piece
  • DXSETUP.exe - Microsoft DirectX Setup
  • vcredist_x64.exe - Win32 Cabinet Self-Extractor
  • vcredist_x86.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • DXSETUP.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{83EE4058-A0A8-44B6-A116-14CD927D91B6}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove The Sims 3 Teaser?

Quickly and completely remove The Sims 3 Teaser from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall The Sims 3 Teaser 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program The Sims 3 Teaser, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 Teaser.

Win 7 (SP1) 76%
Win 7 3%
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 79.31%
Windows 8 17.24%
Windows Vista 3.45%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 65.52%
Windows 8 17.24%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.34%
Windows 7 Ultimate N 3.45%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 3.45%

Distribution by countryGeography

75.61% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 75.61%
  United Kingdom 12.20%
  Australia 4.88%
  Canada 2.44%
  Saudi Arabia 2.44%
  Thailand 2.44%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 33.33%
Acer 14.81%
Dell 11.11%
Toshiba 11.11%
Sony 7.41%
Lenovo 3.70%
Intel 3.70%
Apple 3.70%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 7.69%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.85%
HP Pavilion dv5 Notebook ... 3.85%
HP ENVY m4 Notebook PC 3.85%
HP ENVY 14 Notebook PC 3.85%

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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