1. First ensure that you have the driver & software bundle for the Deskjet 1050A installed.
2. Ensure the Deskjet 1050A is turned on an and connected your computer through a compatible USB cable.
3. Double click the "Deskjet Scan" icon from the desktop
4. Select the desired "dpi", format (eg. PDF, JPEG, etc) and destination
5. Click Scan and wait
6. The default destination is My Pictires