# Is it possible to auto-pause / -sequential copy multiple files in Windows 10 copy queue?

If I copy multiple files in separate copy processes they will be performed parallel (total 72,5 MB/s):

But as my target drive is a HDD it reaches more transfer speed if I pause the other copy processes (92 vs 72 MB/s):

Is it possible to force this behaviour by default?

• Why does it matter? You still have to finish copying the other files ... the total time will be the same anyway ... – DavidPostill May 26 at 11:40
• No, @DavidPostill - it is actually significantly faster overall to do it in sequence than in parallel. Could be head movement of the disk, swap efforts, or just poor Windows programming – Aganju May 26 at 11:50

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