troubleshooting Question

Why is this loop slowing down as number of records are processed?

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The Label1 counter was fast in the beginning but as the loop progessed it slowed down to a crawl.
Why would this happen and how can i correct it?

lstgVC is a mySQL local database
lstgSrc is msAccess database


    Do Until lstgVC.EOF
        inCnt = inCnt + 1
        Label1.Caption = inCnt & " of " & recCnt
            lstgSrc.Open "SELECT id FROM Table1" _
                         & "WHERE id=" & lstgVC!ID, _
                         cnSrc, adOpenKeyset, adLockOptimistic
        If lstgSrc.RecordCount = 0 Then
            lstgVC!Status = "U"
            lstgVC!DeleteFlag = 1
            lstgVC.CancelUpdate   <---------------------note that I'm not even doing an update
            outCnt = outCnt + 1
            txtStatus.Text = txtStatus.Text & vbCrLf & str
        End If
        Set lstgSrc = Nothing
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