Need a check on Columns and cells for empty/null cells past a column header

Need a check on cells for empty/null cells  past a column header

vba excel 2010

I have this code trying to count my rows:  The data will either be in Column 1(a)   Or Column 2(b)
While Len(.Cells(lastRow, 1)) > 0 Or Len(.Cells(lastRow, 2)) > 0
                lastRow = lastRow + 1
The column Header are always in rows 3

Sometimes in Column1 the cells will be empty and i need to calculate the rows in Column2
Both Column cells will never be both filled in:

Will always look like this:
Column1            Column2
account              track       <----   row 3

Column1            Column2
account              track           <----   row 3

The code above seems ok(working), just wanting to make sure

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ShumsExcel & VBA ExpertCommented:

Instead of Loop you may use below code:
Sub CountNonBlankCells()
Dim Ws As Worksheet
Dim LRow As Long
Set Ws = Worksheets("Sheet1") 'Change your sheet name here
LRow = Ws.UsedRange.Rows(Ws.UsedRange.Rows.count).Row
Application.ScreenUpdating = False
Ws.Range("C2").Value = WorksheetFunction.CountA(Ws.Range("A3:B" & LRow))
Application.ScreenUpdating = True
End Sub

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Roy CoxGroup Finance ManagerCommented:
Why not use a formula? COUNTBLANK returns a count of empty cells in a range



The above would be dynamic if you used a Table with a Total Row
FordraidersAuthor Commented:
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