PressWindows + Rkey together, typeregeditin the Run dialog box and click Enter key to open the Registry Editor
Under the left-hand pane, navigate here: HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftOffice15.0Common
Now, you should create the subkey to Common by right clicking over it and chooseNewand then,Key. Provide the name of this subkey asGraphics. In the right-hand pane of Graphics subkey, you can create a newDWORDby right click on the blank space and chooseNewandDWORDValue. After that, giving a newly created DWORD asDisableHardwareAccelerationand then double click on it to find out this:
In the above dialog box, you can change the Value data from 0 to 1. PressOKbutton. Close theRegistry Editor and then, reboot the system to make some changes effectively.
Start Excel in Safe Mode
Close completely out of Excel.
Hold theWindows Key and press “R” to bring up the Run dialog box.
Typeexcel -safethen press “Enter“. If Excel opens with the above steps, it is likely that a plugin or other software is installed that is interfering with the software. Proceed with step 4 to try to fix the issue. If you still experience problems with Excel started in Safe Mode, try the next set of instructions.
Select “File” > “Options“.
Select “Excel Add-ins” in the “Manage” drop-down menu, then select “Go…“.
If any items are checked, try unchecking them, then selecting “OK“. This will disable Add-ins that may be causing the freezing.
Close Excel, then launch it normally to see if that did the trick. If not, repeat steps 3 through 7, only try a different selection in step 6. Go through the list in the drop-down for “COM Add-ins“, “Actions“, and “XML Expansion Packs” and see if disabling items in those selections do the trick.