Yes you can surely scan with above model but for this purpose you have to install proper scanner drivers for it. You can download the drivers from www.driversdvd.com. After downloading drivers do as below: For details you can check Canon PIXMA MX490 Manual
- Make sure that your scanner or printer is turned on.
- Place items on the platen or ADF of your scanner or printer.
- Start IJ Scan Utility.
- Click Auto. (if needed Click cancel to cancel the scan.)