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How to uninstall The Sims™ 3 from your system

The Sims™ 3 is a computer program. This page is comprised of details on how to remove it from your PC. The Windows release was developed by Electronic Arts. More information on Electronic Arts can be found here. You can see more info on The Sims™ 3 at . The Sims™ 3 is usually installed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3 folder, but this location can vary a lot depending on the user's choice while installing the application. 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 receive a notification for administrator rights. The application's main executable file has a size of 1.28 MB (1344784 bytes) on disk and is labeled Sims3Launcher.exe.

The Sims™ 3 contains of the executables below. They take 19.32 MB (20258960 bytes) on disk.




  • S3Launcher.exe (105.27 KB)
  • Sims3Launcher.exe (1.28 MB)
  • TS3.exe (11.52 MB)
  • TSLHelper.exe (53.27 KB)
  • eadm-installer.exe (6.36 MB)


The information on this page is only about version 1.15.34 of The Sims™ 3. You can find here a few links to other The Sims™ 3 versions:

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Some files and registry entries are frequently left behind when you uninstall The Sims™ 3.

You should delete the folders below after you uninstall The Sims™ 3:
  • C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Electronic Arts\The Sims™ 3 Fast Lane Stuff
  • C:\Users\UserName\Desktop\the sims 3

The files below were left behind on your disk by The Sims™ 3 when you uninstall it:
  • C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Electronic Arts\The Sims™ 3 Fast Lane Stuff\End User License Agreement.lnk
  • C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Electronic Arts\The Sims™ 3 Fast Lane Stuff\Read Me.lnk
  • C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Electronic Arts\The Sims™ 3 Fast Lane Stuff\Technical Support.lnk
  • C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Electronic Arts\The Sims™ 3 Fast Lane Stuff\The Sims™ 3 Fast Lane Stuff.lnk

Open regedit.exe in order to delete the following values:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Users\UserName\Desktop\the sims 3\Game\Bin\TS3.exe.ApplicationCompany
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Users\UserName\Desktop\the sims 3\Game\Bin\TS3.exe.FriendlyAppName


A way to uninstall The Sims™ 3 from your computer using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

The Sims™ 3 is an application by Electronic Arts. Some people want to erase it. This can be hard because doing this manually takes some experience regarding removing Windows programs manually. The best EASY practice to erase The Sims™ 3 is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here are some detailed instructions about how to do this:





1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO already installed on your system, add it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is one of the best uninstaller and all around tool to clean your PC.

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2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take your time to admire Advanced Uninstaller PRO's design and number of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good package of utilities.

3. Click on the General Tools category
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4. Activate the Uninstall Programs tool
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5. A list of the applications installed on your computer will be shown to you

6. Scroll the list of applications until you find The Sims™ 3 or simply click the Search field and type in "The Sims™ 3". If it is installed on your PC the The Sims™ 3 app will be found automatically. Notice that after you select The Sims™ 3 in the list , some data regarding the program is made available to you:


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





  • The web site of the application is: http://www.TheSims3.com
  • 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 appear. accept the uninstall by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will uninstall The Sims™ 3.
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8. After uninstalling The Sims™ 3, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run an additional cleanup. Press Next to start the cleanup. All the items that belong The Sims™ 3 that have been left behind will be detected and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By removing The Sims™ 3 with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no Windows registry items, files or directories are left behind on your computer.

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



Geographical user distribution

  • 10.0
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
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Disclaimer

This page is not a recommendation to remove The Sims™ 3 by Electronic Arts from your PC, we are not saying that The Sims™ 3 by Electronic Arts is not a good application. This page only contains detailed info on how to remove The Sims™ 3 supposing you want to. Here you can find registry and disk entries that other software left behind and Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-12-04 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-12-04 15:19:04.830