On startup, a loud popping noise along w/ some smoke from my emachine desktop. I Tags: eMachines Desktops Computer Computers Last response: October 3, 2011 9:42 PM in Computer Brands Share lurom October 3, 2011 5:22:35 PM on startup, a loud popping noise along w/ some smoke from my emachine desktop. Is this computer still salvageable? More about : startup loud popping noise smoke emachine desktop SR-71 Blackbird October 3, 2011 6:42:38 PM Some PARTS possibly depending on why it is popping and smoking! m 0 l CompTIA_Rep October 3, 2011 9:42:02 PM Don't plug it in. Call gateway. Some companies are VERY good about replacing hardware that goes up in smoke - even out of warranty. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Read discussions in other Computer Brands categories Compaq Dell Gateway Hewlett Packard Packard Bell Apple eMachines !