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My husband bought me a used elna last year for Christmas. the software does not work. because it was used by the previous owner. what do I have to do to get to use my machine.

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If the internal software has been damaged, you can probably have it reprogrammed by an Elna technician. Basically, they would need to re-install the software much like on a computer.

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