Escape button stopped working in AutoCAD 2010

When working in AutoCad 2010 sometimes my esc button does not work. Then I have to right clic and use the deselect option. Any reason this happens?

Asked on September 27, 2016 in AutoCAD.
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hello there,


do you know if the following two updates have been applied to your application:

  • AutoCAD 2010 update 1
  • AutoCAD 2010 Update 2

These can be found at the following location

AutoCAD 2010 Update 1:

AutoCAD 2010 Update 2:



Answered on January 25, 2017.
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And to clarify, does the ESC button work on other programs? Might be a hardware problem or a simple matter of some dust caught under the ESC key 🙂

Answered on April 20, 2020.
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