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Should I remove The Sims 4?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
12% remove it88% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
(click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #16,260
United States Rank #13,556
Reach 0.0182%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 5.14 days
151.77 days >
Average installed length: 79.74 days


VersionDistribution 0.39% 1.17% 0.39% 2.34% 1.17% 4.69%
1.0.797.20 86.72%
1.0.732.20 3.13%

Other programs by Electronic Arts

The Sims 4


The Sims 4 is a software program developed by Electronic Arts. The most common release is 1.0.797.20, with over 98% 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 primary executable is named TS4.exe. The setup package generally installs about 98 files and is usually about 8.71 MB (9,132,931 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 8 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 49% of users of The Sims 4 come from the United States, it is also popular in France and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.games4theworld.bestgoo.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Electronic Arts\The Sims 4\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{48EBEBBF-B9F8-4520-A3CF-89A730721917}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 8.71 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by The Sims 4

Program executable:TS4.exe
Name:The Sims™ 4
Additional files:
  • Cleanup.exe - EA Installer Cleanup
  • Touchup.exe - EA Installer Touchup
  • TS4.exe
  • ActivationUI.exe - activation (activation UI)
  • GDFBinary_cs_CZ.dll - The Sims 4 (Game Definition File resources)
  • GDFBinary_da_DK.dll
  • GDFBinary_de_DE.dll
  • GDFBinary_en_US.dll
  • GDFBinary_es_ES.dll
  • GDFBinary_fi_FI.dll
  • GDFBinary_fr_FR.dll
  • GDFBinary_it_IT.dll
  • GDFBinary_ja_JP.dll
  • GDFBinary_ko_KR.dll
  • GDFBinary_nl_NL.dll
  • GDFBinary_no_NO.dll
  • GDFBinary_pl_PL.dll
  • GDFBinary_pt_BR.dll
  • GDFBinary_ru_RU.dll
  • GDFBinary_sv_SE.dll
  • GDFBinary_zh_TW.dll
  • Simulation.dll - AreaInst Application
  • EAWebKit.dll - EAWebKit
  • Activation.dll - EA DRM (EA DRM Helper)
  • Activation64.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • TS4.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{506B89C3-5A0A-49DB-B8AC-3DDD0C714F2A}' (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.

Win 8 66%
Win 7 (SP1) 0%
Uninstall it 12%
Keep it 88%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 65.76%
Windows 7 32.68%
Windows Vista 1.56%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 28.52%
Windows 10 Home 16.41%
Windows 7 Home Premium 16.41%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.20%
Windows 10 Pro 6.64%
Windows 7 Professional 6.25%

Distribution by countryGeography

48.71% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 48.71%
  France 9.35%
  United Kingdom 4.19%
  Canada 3.55%
  Netherlands 2.90%
  Australia 1.94%
  Italy 1.94%
  Brazil 1.61%
  Sweden 1.61%
  Indonesia 1.61%
  Malaysia 1.61%
  Hungary 1.61%
  Slovakia 1.29%
  DZ 0.97%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 27.68%
ASUS 16.38%
Acer 15.82%
Dell 12.99%
Lenovo 11.30%
Toshiba 8.47%
Samsung 3.95%
Apple 1.13%
MSI 0.56%
Common models
ASUS All Series 5.63%
Acer Aspire E1-571G 3.52%
HP 15 Notebook PC 2.82%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.82%
Dell Inspiron 3521 2.82%
LENOVO 20378 2.11%

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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