Excel pauses

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Does anyone know why Excel pauses momentarily while using.  This issue just started a few weeks ago, but seems to be getting worse.  I will be entering data and Excel just stops working for a few seconds, then it starts back and enters the data.  It is though it pauses

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@atlbuddy 

Perhaps it recalculates something. Is that on some specific file or on any file?

It is not on a specific file and it is completely random. I may just be pushing the tab for another file/worksheet and it pauses. I cannot find any catalyst for the pause except me trying to enter data or change files.

@atlbuddy 

I'd check in safe mode and if in it is the same try to repair Office.

How do I "repair Office"? I have an online subscription.

@atlbuddy 

How to repair is here Repair an Office application (microsoft.com). I assume you work with the app, not with Excel for web in browser.

Thank you, I will give this a try.