Updated: 10/02/2017 by Computer Hope

Control may refer to any of the following:

1. In general, control refers to the ability to manage, organize, or run something on a computer. When working with a computer a user controls the computer using input devices such as a keyboard, mouse, joystick, and gamepads.

2. Keyboard key abbreviated as Ctrl on PC's or control on Apple computers. See the Ctrl key definition for further information about this key.

3. Windows command line command, see the control command page for additional information.

Control panel, Hardware terms, Keyboard terms