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by GeorgeRR / February 5, 2006 9:42 AM PST

Have a Gateway 400vtx laptop wxp. When I turn it on and pull up the bios setting menu (F2) I get an error message:0210 Stuck Key. Will someone please tell me what this means before I lose my everlovin' mind? Oops, too late, but I would appreciate the info anyway.

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It usually means that a key is stuck down.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 5, 2006 9:48 AM PST
In reply to: Laptop boot menu

Either physically or electrically. If this was mine, I'd order a new keyboard and replace it. Sometimes you can remove the keyboard and gentle tap it to unstick the stuck key.

The worst price I had on a keyboard was 200. Still much cheaper than a new laptop.


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it usually means that a key is stuck down
by GeorgeRR / February 5, 2006 10:00 AM PST

Well, that was my first thought, but if it is I can't find it

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The electrical issue.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 5, 2006 10:26 AM PST

It could a circuit fault and not mechanical. But I still pull the keyboard off and tap it to be sure. Gently is the right word here.


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by GeorgeRR / February 5, 2006 11:01 AM PST
In reply to: The electrical issue.

Roger that. thanx

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