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Excel 2016 Extremely Slow to Respond When Inserting New Lines

When inserting lines (rows) in a spreadsheet, I get an "Excel Not Responding" message. The new line eventually appears, but it is excruciating waiting for such a simple task, especially when I need to add many lines (rows).  I have performed both the quick fix and longer fix options to Microsoft office, including re-installing Office 2016, but to no avail. Microsoft suggested that perhaps my security software is running a virus scan in the background, but I can't verify that or turn it off. Help!

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Re: Excel 2016 Extremely Slow to Respond When Inserting New Lines

My excel is also very slow to respond and calculate formulas after having to use McAfee at work. Prior to McAfee, I was relying on Windows Defender, and I did n't experience the severe lag time in excel.
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