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What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #3,441
United States Rank #2,288
Reach 0.1626%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 19.54 days
576.43 days >
Average installed length: 302.87 days


18.0.126 100.00%

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The Sims 3 University Life

What is The Sims 3 University Life?

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

About  (from Electronic Arts)

The Sims 3 Plus University Life includes both The Sims 3 and The Sims 3 University Life expansion pack! Create and control Sims by customizing everything from their appearances and personalities to their homes. Then send them off to university where they will enjoy new opportunities, like social connections and career ...  Read more


The Sims 3 University Life 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 FPS_Limiter.exe. The software installer includes 17 files and is usually about 2.05 MB (2,148,534 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 72% of users of The Sims 3 University Life 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 University Life
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{F26DE8EF-F2CF-40DC-8CDA-CC0D82D11B36}\Sims3EP09Setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Estimated size: 2.05 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by The Sims 3 University Life

Program executable:FPS_Limiter.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Origin Games\The Sims 3 University Life\FPS_Limiter.exe
Additional files:
  • Autorun.exe - Autorun Application
  • Sims3Launcher.exe - Sims 3 Launcher Starter Application (Sims 3Launcher Starter Application)
  • Sims3EP09GDF.dll - Sims3GDF (Sims 3 Game Definition File)
  • OriginSetup.exe - Origin
  • TS3W.exe - Sims 3
  • TSLHost.dll - TSLHost
  • d3dx9_31.dll
  • TS3EP09.exe - Sims 3 Starter Application
  • _Setup.dll (by Acresso Software) - InstallShield (FLEXnet (R) InstallShield (R) Setup Launcher Resources)
  • ISSetup.dll (by Acresso Software) - InstallShield (R) Setup Engine
  • ISSetupHelper.exe - ISSetupHelper
  • rld-s3e3.exe
  • Sims3EP09Setup.exe - Setup.exe
  • TS3EP03.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

3 Scheduled Tasks
  • TS3EP09.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{D0115DFB-65F5-47A0-A051-706552D6DBC9}' (runs on registration).
  • Sims3Launcher.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{53AB1348-FF1E-4125-9065-4D5F6E23442E}' (runs on registration).
  • TS3W.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{8E8561A6-50F4-438D-83C4-1C14C23B5B77}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove The Sims 3 University Life?

You can uninstall The Sims 3 University Life 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 University Life, 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 University Life.

Win 7 (SP1) 49%
Win 8.1 0%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 51.42%
Windows 10 45.59%
Windows Vista 2.21%
Windows XP 0.78%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 36.53%
Windows 8.1 21.60%
Windows 10 Home 9.11%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.08%
Windows 8 6.13%
Windows 7 Professional 4.88%

Distribution by countryGeography

72.27% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 72.27%
  United Kingdom 8.90%
  Canada 5.02%
  Australia 3.90%
  Ireland 0.63%
  Philippines 0.63%
  Indonesia 0.61%
  New Zealand 0.61%
  South Africa 0.61%
  Israel 0.56%
  Romania 0.45%
  Malaysia 0.41%
  Singapore 0.38%
  Germany 0.29%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 32.65%
Dell 17.89%
Acer 12.23%
Toshiba 10.87%
ASUS 10.05%
Lenovo 5.21%
Alienware 2.85%
Samsung 2.76%
MSI 0.72%
Intel 0.59%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.95%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 5.54%
ASUS All Series 4.33%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 3.33%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 3.13%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.62%

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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