If you’ve picked up an HP Mini 1000 netbook recently, there’s a chance it’s got a 3G modem hidden away beneath the cover. But HP hasn’t enabled the modem so you can’t get online with your 3G wireless connection without installing the proper software – which a member of the Pocketables Forums was kind enough to post a link to.

It’s not clear that all HP Mini 1000 ship with this modem. But odds are if you see a SIM card slot when you remove the battery, all you need to do to get online is install the HP 3G utility and insert your SIM card. Well, that and have a wireless broadband data plan.

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15 replies on “How to enable the HP Mini 1000’s 3G modem”

  1. my toshiba satellite has a sim slot beneath my battery. is it possible to slot in a sim card so i can access the internet?

  2. Hi, is the sim card easy to take off? i mean, once you put it in, seems like there is no way to take it out.. or was it me who hasn’t figured out the way to. Can anyone help and teach me how?

    1. dude you just have to push it just like a regular card reader and viola!! sim card out!!!

      marvie here frm the Flipin Philippines

      1. @Marvz

        Hi there. Do you know a store here in the philippines where they sell a wwan card (like sierra wireless, etc.) ? I’ve been searching for that for more than 2 months now but to no avail. Thanks

        1. hey flag… I’m from philippines also. can you teach me how to activate the “3Gness” of my HP mini?? please???

  3. So does that mean there’s a chance there’s 3G hidden in the NC10 too?

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