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How to uninstall The Sims™ 3 from your system

This page contains detailed information on how to uninstall The Sims™ 3 for Windows. It was coded for Windows by Electronic Arts. Open here for more information on Electronic Arts. More information about The Sims™ 3 can be found at . The application is usually located in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3 directory (same installation drive as Windows). You can remove The Sims™ 3 by clicking on the Start menu of Windows and pasting the command line C:\Program Files (x86)\InstallShield Installation Information\{C05D8CDB-417D-4335-A38C-A0659EDFD6B8}\setup.exe. Note that you might get a notification for administrator rights. The program's main executable file is labeled Sims3Setup.exe and it has a size of 389.27 KB (398608 bytes).

The following executables are contained in The Sims™ 3. They occupy 1.14 MB (1197968 bytes) on disk.

  • setup.exe (390.31 KB)
  • Sims3Setup.exe (389.27 KB)


The information on this page is only about version 1.54.95 of The Sims™ 3. Click on the links below for other The Sims™ 3 versions:

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If planning to uninstall The Sims™ 3 you should check if the following data is left behind on your PC.

Folders left behind when you uninstall The Sims™ 3:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3

Files remaining:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3\Caches\Sunset Valley.objectCache
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3\Caches\TCC_Version.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3\Game\Bin\bin\cs-CZ\Sims3Launcher.resources.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3\Game\Bin\bin\da-DK\Sims3Launcher.resources.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3\Game\Bin\bin\de-DE\Sims3Launcher.resources.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3\Game\Bin\bin\el-GR\Sims3Launcher.resources.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3\Game\Bin\bin\es-ES\Sims3Launcher.resources.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3\Game\Bin\bin\es-MX\Sims3Launcher.resources.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3\Game\Bin\bin\fi-FI\Sims3Launcher.resources.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3\Game\Bin\bin\fr-FR\Sims3Launcher.resources.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3\Game\Bin\bin\hu-HU\Sims3Launcher.resources.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3\Game\Bin\bin\it-IT\Sims3Launcher.resources.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3\Game\Bin\bin\ja-JP\Sims3Launcher.resources.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3\Game\Bin\bin\ko-KR\Sims3Launcher.resources.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3\Game\Bin\bin\nl-NL\Sims3Launcher.resources.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3\Game\Bin\bin\no\Sims3Launcher.resources.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3\Game\Bin\bin\pl-PL\Sims3Launcher.resources.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3\Game\Bin\bin\pt-BR\Sims3Launcher.resources.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3\Game\Bin\bin\pt-PT\Sims3Launcher.resources.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3\Game\Bin\bin\ru-RU\Sims3Launcher.resources.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3\Game\Bin\bin\sv-SE\Sims3Launcher.resources.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3\Game\Bin\bin\zh-TW\Sims3Launcher.resources.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3\Game\Bin\code_version.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3\Game\Bin\Default.ini
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3\Game\Bin\eauninstall.ico
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3\Game\Bin\EAWebkit.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3\Game\Bin\Gameplay.package
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3\Game\Bin\Gameplay\GameplayData.package
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3\Game\Bin\Gameplay\Sims3StoreObjects.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3\Game\Bin\GraphicsCards.sgr
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3\Game\Bin\GraphicsRules.sgr
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3\Game\Bin\HelpPages\CHT_CN\Help_Content.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3\Game\Bin\HelpPages\CHT_CN\Help_Download.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3\Game\Bin\HelpPages\CHT_CN\Help_Media.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3\Game\Bin\HelpPages\CHT_CN\Help_Updates.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3\Game\Bin\HelpPages\CHT_CN\Help_Updates_DDMac.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3\Game\Bin\HelpPages\CHT_CN\Help_Updates_Mac.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3\Game\Bin\HelpPages\CHT_CN\Help_Upload.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3\Game\Bin\HelpPages\Common\css\ie6.css
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3\Game\Bin\HelpPages\Common\css\main.css
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3\Game\Bin\HelpPages\Common\images\blueBullet.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3\Game\Bin\HelpPages\Common\images\blueBulletOpaque.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3\Game\Bin\HelpPages\Common\images\bodyBackground.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3\Game\Bin\HelpPages\Common\images\greenBullet.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3\Game\Bin\HelpPages\Common\images\greenBulletOpaque.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3\Game\Bin\HelpPages\Common\images\navBackground.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3\Game\Bin\HelpPages\Common\images\panelBottom.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3\Game\Bin\HelpPages\Common\images\panelMid.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3\Game\Bin\HelpPages\Common\images\panelTop.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3\Game\Bin\HelpPages\Common\images\sims_logo_38X80.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3\Game\Bin\HelpPages\Common\images\sims_logo_38X80_png8.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3\Game\Bin\HelpPages\Common\images\simsLogo.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3\Game\Bin\HelpPages\CZE_CZ\Help_Content.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3\Game\Bin\HelpPages\CZE_CZ\Help_Download.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3\Game\Bin\HelpPages\CZE_CZ\Help_Media.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3\Game\Bin\HelpPages\CZE_CZ\Help_Updates.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3\Game\Bin\HelpPages\CZE_CZ\Help_Updates_DDMac.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3\Game\Bin\HelpPages\CZE_CZ\Help_Updates_Mac.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3\Game\Bin\HelpPages\CZE_CZ\Help_Upload.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3\Game\Bin\HelpPages\DAN_DK\Help_Content.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3\Game\Bin\HelpPages\DAN_DK\Help_Download.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3\Game\Bin\HelpPages\DAN_DK\Help_Media.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3\Game\Bin\HelpPages\DAN_DK\Help_Updates.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3\Game\Bin\HelpPages\DAN_DK\Help_Updates_DDMac.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3\Game\Bin\HelpPages\DAN_DK\Help_Updates_Mac.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3\Game\Bin\HelpPages\DAN_DK\Help_Upload.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3\Game\Bin\HelpPages\DUT_NL\Help_Content.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3\Game\Bin\HelpPages\DUT_NL\Help_Download.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3\Game\Bin\HelpPages\DUT_NL\Help_Media.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3\Game\Bin\HelpPages\DUT_NL\Help_Updates.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3\Game\Bin\HelpPages\DUT_NL\Help_Updates_DDMac.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3\Game\Bin\HelpPages\DUT_NL\Help_Updates_Mac.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3\Game\Bin\HelpPages\DUT_NL\Help_Upload.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3\Game\Bin\HelpPages\ENG_US\Help_Content.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3\Game\Bin\HelpPages\ENG_US\Help_Download.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3\Game\Bin\HelpPages\ENG_US\Help_Media.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3\Game\Bin\HelpPages\ENG_US\Help_Updates.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3\Game\Bin\HelpPages\ENG_US\Help_Updates_DDMac.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3\Game\Bin\HelpPages\ENG_US\Help_Updates_Mac.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3\Game\Bin\HelpPages\ENG_US\Help_Upload.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3\Game\Bin\HelpPages\FIN_FI\Help_Content.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3\Game\Bin\HelpPages\FIN_FI\Help_Download.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3\Game\Bin\HelpPages\FIN_FI\Help_Media.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3\Game\Bin\HelpPages\FIN_FI\Help_Updates.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3\Game\Bin\HelpPages\FIN_FI\Help_Updates_DDMac.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3\Game\Bin\HelpPages\FIN_FI\Help_Updates_Mac.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3\Game\Bin\HelpPages\FIN_FI\Help_Upload.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3\Game\Bin\HelpPages\FRE_FR\Help_Content.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3\Game\Bin\HelpPages\FRE_FR\Help_Download.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3\Game\Bin\HelpPages\FRE_FR\Help_Media.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3\Game\Bin\HelpPages\FRE_FR\Help_Updates.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3\Game\Bin\HelpPages\FRE_FR\Help_Updates_DDMac.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3\Game\Bin\HelpPages\FRE_FR\Help_Updates_Mac.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3\Game\Bin\HelpPages\FRE_FR\Help_Upload.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3\Game\Bin\HelpPages\GER_DE\Help_Content.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3\Game\Bin\HelpPages\GER_DE\Help_Download.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3\Game\Bin\HelpPages\GER_DE\Help_Media.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3\Game\Bin\HelpPages\GER_DE\Help_Updates.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3\Game\Bin\HelpPages\GER_DE\Help_Updates_DDMac.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3\Game\Bin\HelpPages\GER_DE\Help_Updates_Mac.html

Frequently the following registry data will not be removed:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{C05D8CDB-417D-4335-A38C-A0659EDFD6B8}

Additional registry values that you should delete:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Program Files (x86)\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3\Game\Bin\Sims3LauncherW.exe.ApplicationCompany
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Program Files (x86)\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3\Game\Bin\Sims3LauncherW.exe.FriendlyAppName


How to delete The Sims™ 3 with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

The Sims™ 3 is an application by the software company Electronic Arts. Sometimes, users try to uninstall this program. Sometimes this is difficult because uninstalling this manually takes some skill related to PCs. The best QUICK practice to uninstall The Sims™ 3 is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here is how to do this:





1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO already installed on your system, install it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very potent uninstaller and all around tool to take care of your PC.

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  • navigate to Download Link
  • download the program by clicking on the DOWNLOAD NOW button
  • set up Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's design and wealth of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful program.

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools


4. Activate the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs


5. All the programs existing on the PC will be shown to you

6. Scroll the list of programs until you locate The Sims™ 3 or simply activate the Search field and type in "The Sims™ 3". If it exists on your system the The Sims™ 3 program will be found automatically. Notice that when you select The Sims™ 3 in the list of apps, some data regarding the program is made available to you:


  • Star rating (in the left lower corner). This explains the opinion other users have regarding The Sims™ 3, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other users - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information regarding the application you wish to remove, by clicking on the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for The Sims™ 3:





  • The publisher is: http://www.TheSims3.com
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Program Files (x86)\InstallShield Installation Information\{C05D8CDB-417D-4335-A38C-A0659EDFD6B8}\setup.exe
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will show up. accept the uninstall by clicking Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then remove The Sims™ 3.
Uninstall The Sims™ 3


8. After uninstalling The Sims™ 3, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run a cleanup. Press Next to start the cleanup. All the items of The Sims™ 3 that have been left behind will be found and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By uninstalling The Sims™ 3 with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no registry items, files or folders are left behind on your system.

Your system will remain clean, speedy and ready to serve you properly.



Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • 10.0
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
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Disclaimer

The text above is not a recommendation to uninstall The Sims™ 3 by Electronic Arts from your computer, nor are we saying that The Sims™ 3 by Electronic Arts is not a good software application. This page simply contains detailed info on how to uninstall The Sims™ 3 in case you decide this is what you want to do. Here you can find registry and disk entries that other software left behind and Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-06-28 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-28 15:39:01.430