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How to uninstall The Sims 4 from your system

This web page contains complete information on how to remove The Sims 4 for Windows. It was created for Windows by CactusGame. Open here for more information on CactusGame. Usually the The Sims 4 application is installed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\The Sims 4 folder, depending on the user's option during setup. C:\Program Files (x86)\The Sims 4\uninstall.exe is the full command line if you want to remove The Sims 4. TS4.exe is the programs's main file and it takes circa 18.38 MB (19268608 bytes) on disk.

The Sims 4 contains of the executables below. They occupy 44.16 MB (46308377 bytes) on disk.




  • unins000.exe (1.26 MB)
  • uninstall.exe (1.28 MB)
  • TS4.exe (18.38 MB)
  • ActivationUI.exe (1.70 MB)
  • Cleanup.exe (913.22 KB)
  • Touchup.exe (913.72 KB)
  • Cleanup.exe (834.72 KB)
  • Touchup.exe (835.72 KB)
  • Cleanup.exe (834.81 KB)
  • Touchup.exe (835.81 KB)
  • vcredist_x64.exe (6.86 MB)
  • vcredist_x86.exe (6.20 MB)
  • vp6install.exe (27.76 KB)
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The information on this page is only about version 4.0 of The Sims 4. Several files, folders and registry data will not be removed when you are trying to remove The Sims 4 from your computer.

You should delete the folders below after you uninstall The Sims 4:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NVIDIA\NvBackend\ApplicationOntology\data\wrappers\the_sims_3
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NVIDIA\NvBackend\ApplicationOntology\data\wrappers\the_sims_medieval
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\The Sims 4

Usually, the following files are left on disk:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NVIDIA\NvBackend\ApplicationOntology\data\icons\the_sims_3.png
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NVIDIA\NvBackend\ApplicationOntology\data\icons\the_sims_medieval.png
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NVIDIA\NvBackend\ApplicationOntology\data\translations\the_sims_3.translation
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NVIDIA\NvBackend\ApplicationOntology\data\translations\the_sims_medieval.translation
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NVIDIA\NvBackend\ApplicationOntology\data\wrappers\the_sims_3\common.lua
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NVIDIA\NvBackend\ApplicationOntology\data\wrappers\the_sims_3\current_game.lua
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NVIDIA\NvBackend\ApplicationOntology\data\wrappers\the_sims_medieval\common.lua
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NVIDIA\NvBackend\ApplicationOntology\data\wrappers\the_sims_medieval\current_game.lua
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch\User Pinned\TaskBar\The Sims 4.lnk
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\The Sims 4\activation.lnk
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\The Sims 4\EA Installer Cleanup.lnk
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\The Sims 4\EA Installer Touchup.lnk
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\The Sims 4\M.lnk
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\The Sims 4\vp6install.lnk
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\The Sims 4.lnk

You will find in the Windows Registry that the following keys will not be removed; remove them one by one using regedit.exe:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\The Sims 44.0


A way to delete The Sims 4 from your PC with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

The Sims 4 is a program offered by CactusGame. Some computer users try to uninstall it. Sometimes this is difficult because performing this manually takes some advanced knowledge regarding removing Windows applications by hand. One of the best SIMPLE practice to uninstall The Sims 4 is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here is how to do this:





1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO on your Windows system, install it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful uninstaller and general tool to clean your Windows computer.

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2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take some time to get familiar with the program's interface and wealth of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good Windows tool.

3. Press the General Tools button
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4. Click on the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs


5. A list of the programs existing on your PC will be shown to you

6. Navigate the list of programs until you locate The Sims 4 or simply activate the Search feature and type in "The Sims 4". If it exists on your system the The Sims 4 app will be found very quickly. Notice that when you click The Sims 4 in the list , some information regarding the application is shown to you:


  • Star rating (in the lower left corner). This tells you the opinion other people have regarding The Sims 4, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Details regarding the program you are about to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation window will show up. accept the uninstall by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then remove The Sims 4.
Uninstall The Sims 4


8. After removing The Sims 4, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run an additional cleanup. Click Next to perform the cleanup. All the items that belong The Sims 4 that have been left behind will be detected and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By uninstalling The Sims 4 using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry items, files or folders are left behind on your system.

Your Windows PC will remain clean, speedy and ready to run without errors or problems.



Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • 10.0
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
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Disclaimer

The text above is not a piece of advice to remove The Sims 4 by CactusGame from your computer, nor are we saying that The Sims 4 by CactusGame is not a good software application. This page only contains detailed info on how to remove The Sims 4 in case you decide this is what you want to do. The information above contains registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-11-08 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-11-08 15:22:50.177