Excel seizing up, not responding to either mouse or keyboard

Nancy VH

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Hello, I've been having an issue where excel completely seizes up. It doesn't respond to either the mouse or keyboard commands. I can only close using task manager. As part of the process, the cursor changes shapes to something like this little double arrow
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or occasionally a hand or other shapes...but either way, I can't do anything at all. Any ideas?
 

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dmt32

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Hi,
welcome to forum
You could try re-starting your pc & see if this resolves but if not, application may need repairing.
try following instructions here:Repair an Office application

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