What causes the loud pop when the computer is turned on?

Question

Whenever I turn on the comuter there is a loud pop or cracking sound? Is this normal?

Answer

This question was answered on March 29, 2003. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

Computer speakers are amplified speakers Like stereo speakers when the speakers receive power you may receive a loud pop or crack this is perfectly normal feature of speakers however if the noise persists after computer continues to boot attempt to move speakers to other locations

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Posted by olivia of Katharine Gibbs School - New York on March 29, 2003