The Sims™ 3 The Sims™ 3

A guide to uninstall The Sims™ 3 from your system

The Sims™ 3 is a computer program. This page holds details on how to uninstall it from your computer. It is produced by Electronic Arts. You can find out more on Electronic Arts or check for application updates here. You can get more details on The Sims™ 3 at . The application is frequently placed in the C:\Program Files x64\The Sims 3 directory (same installation drive as Windows). The Sims™ 3's entire uninstall command line is C:\Program Files (x86)\InstallShield Installation Information\{C05D8CDB-417D-4335-A38C-A0659EDFD6B8}\setup.exe. The Sims™ 3's main file takes about 389.27 KB (398608 bytes) and its name is Sims3Setup.exe.

The Sims™ 3 is comprised of the following executables which take 1.14 MB (1195824 bytes) on disk:

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

The current page applies to The Sims™ 3 version 1.19.44 only. You can find below info on other application versions of The Sims™ 3: to view all...
Some files and registry entries are regularly left behind when you uninstall The Sims™ 3.

Folders remaining:

Check for and delete the following files from your disk when you uninstall The Sims™ 3:
  • C:\PROGRAM FILES (X86)\ELECTRONIC ARTS\THE SIMS 3\Caches\Sunset Valley.objectCache
  • 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

How to remove The Sims™ 3 using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

The Sims™ 3 is an application released by the software company Electronic Arts. Frequently, people try to erase it. Sometimes this can be difficult because doing this by hand takes some skill regarding removing Windows programs manually. One of the best EASY action to erase 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 PC, add it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is an efficient uninstaller and general tool to optimize your PC.


2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to admire Advanced Uninstaller PRO's design and number of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful package of utilities.

3. Click on the General Tools button
Go to General Tools

4. Click on the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. All the applications installed on your computer will be shown to you

6. Navigate the list of applications until you locate The Sims™ 3 or simply activate the Search feature and type in "The Sims™ 3". If it is installed on your PC the The Sims™ 3 program will be found very quickly. Notice that after you click The Sims™ 3 in the list of programs, some information about the application is made available to you:

  • Star rating (in the left lower corner). This explains the opinion other users have about The Sims™ 3, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other users - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Details about the app you wish to uninstall, by pressing the Properties button.
For example you can see that for The Sims™ 3:

  • The web site of the program is:
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Program Files (x86)\InstallShield Installation Information\{C05D8CDB-417D-4335-A38C-A0659EDFD6B8}\setup.exe
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation window will come up. accept the uninstall by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then uninstall The Sims™ 3.
Uninstall The Sims™ 3

8. After uninstalling The Sims™ 3, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Press Next to go ahead with the cleanup. All the items that belong The Sims™ 3 that have been left behind will be found and you will be able to delete them. By removing The Sims™ 3 with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry entries, files or directories are left behind on your disk.

Your Windows PC will remain clean, speedy and ready to take on new tasks.


Geographical user distribution

  • 10.0
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
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This page is not a recommendation to remove The Sims™ 3 by Electronic Arts from your computer, we are not saying that The Sims™ 3 by Electronic Arts is not a good application for your PC. This text only contains detailed instructions on how to remove The Sims™ 3 in case you want to. The information above contains registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-08-22 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-08-22 06:31:38.480