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What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #1,850
United States Rank #1,483
Reach 0.3681%
(Not enough data to show 30 day installation trends)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 9.90 days
292.05 days >
Average installed length: 153.45 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
1.9.83.1010 0.91%
1.9.80.1020 1.63%
1.8.61.1020 2.66%
1.7.65.1020 2.66%
1.7.62.1020 0.08%
1.6.69.1020 1.14%
1.5.149.1020 2.35%
1.5.139.1020 2.23%
1.44.88.1020 0.08%
1.44.83.1020 0.07%
1.43.14.1020 0.13%
1.42.30.1020 0.80%
1.41.42.1020 0.77%
1.41.38.1020 0.38%
1.40.61.1020 0.17%
1.4.83.1010 4.13%
1.4.114.1010 1.56%
1.39.74.1020 0.18%
1.38.49.1020 0.62%
1.37.35.1010 1.03%
1.36.99.1020 0.03%
1.36.104.1020 0.48%
1.36.102.1020 0.48%
1.35.10.1010 0.18%
1.34.18.1020W 0.01%
1.34.18.1020 0.17%
1.33.38.1020 0.11%
1.32.1.1020 0.20%
1.31.37.1020 0.79%
1.30.105.1010 0.34%
1.30.103.1010 0.22%
1.3.33.1010 2.30%
1.3.32.1010 1.32%
1.3.18.1010 4.64%
1.29.69.1020 1.64%
1.28.25.1020 0.94%
1.27.80.1020 2.47%
1.26.96.1010 0.62%
1.25.136.1020 1.62%
1.25.135.1020 0.06%
1.24.112.1010 0.35%
1.24.102.1020 0.74%
1.23.24.1010 1.11%
1.22.22.1020 2.08%
1.21.40.1020 1.35%
1.21.37.1020 0.51%
1.21.32.1020 0.28%
1.20.60.1020 2.96%
1.2.24.20 1.84%
1.2.16.10 1.66%
1.19.31.1010 0.39%
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The Sims 4

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Overview

The Sims 4 is a program developed by Electronic Arts. The most used version is 1.3.18.1010, with over 22% of all installations currently using this version. 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 software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The main program executable is ts4.exe. The software installer includes 38 files and is usually about 8.65 MB (9,067,699 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 57% of users of The Sims 4 come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Brazil.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.ea.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Origin Games\The Sims 4\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Common Files\EAInstaller\The Sims 4\Cleanup.exe" uninstall_game -autologging
Estimated size: 8.65 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by The Sims 4

Program executable:ts4.exe
Name:The Sims™ 4
Path:C:\Program Files\origin games\the sims 4\game\bin\ts4.exe
MD5:510521647c2d04da3e75697fbd3d85fb
Additional files:
  • Cleanup.exe - EA Installer Cleanup
  • Touchup.exe - EA Installer Touchup
  • TS4_x64.exe
  • ActivationUI.exe - activation (activation UI)
  • GDFBinary_en_US.dll - The Sims 4 (Game Definition File resources)
  • Simulation.dll - AreaInst Application
  • Simulation_x64.dll
  • EAWebKit.dll - EAWebKit
  • EAWebKit_x64.dll
  • Activation.dll - EA DRM (EA DRM Helper)
  • Activation64.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • TS4.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{916F752D-AD28-45F9-B809-85DF4389E2BA}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • TS4.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Origin Games\The Sims 4\Game\Bin\TS4.exe'.

How do I remove The Sims 4?

Quickly and completely remove The Sims™ 4 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 4 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™ 4, 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 4.

USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#1,850
 
REACH
~0.37%
PC installation base

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 69.23%
Windows 7 29.80%
Windows Vista 0.76%
Windows XP 0.21%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 29.09%
Windows 8.1 18.94%
Windows 7 Home Premium 16.62%
Windows 10 Pro 8.91%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.57%
Windows 7 Professional 4.17%

Distribution by countryGeography

57.28% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 57.28%
  United Kingdom 8.14%
  Brazil 5.06%
  Italy 4.85%
  Australia 2.82%
  Canada 2.79%
  Sweden 2.29%
  Poland 1.75%
  Norway 1.57%
  DK 1.35%
  Finland 0.76%
  Portugal 0.73%
  Czech Republic 0.64%
  Netherlands 0.60%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 28.86%
ASUS 15.94%
Acer 14.91%
Dell 12.73%
Lenovo 8.71%
Toshiba 6.29%
GIGABYTE 3.82%
Samsung 3.80%
Alienware 2.79%
MSI 1.62%
Intel 0.55%
Common models
ASUS All Series 9.95%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 5.28%
HP 15 Notebook PC 4.72%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.25%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.21%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 2.38%

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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