"The symptoms described usually occur when a Wii console has been modified.
Also, if you are using Preloader and you "dop" IOS60 or IOS70 or IOS80, remember to reinstall Preloader after "doping"; otherwise, you won't be able to load the System Menu.
Instead, boot HBC through Preloader to reinstall it.
Do step 1 and 2 (load the Wii Hacks Package and Bannerbomb onto your SD card), but alter step 2 to launch DOP-Mii (instead of the Hack Mii installer) by placing its on the root of your card.
Then follow steps 5 and 6, then use DOP-Mii to install the latest version of IOS34 and IOS61 (but say Skip steps 2 through 4 if you already have the Home Brew Channel and Boot Mii (but make sure to do step 4-1 if you don't have a NAND backup, otherwise you will have a horrible time trying to recover from a brick). Install everything (only the Home Brew Channel is required, Boot Mii as boot2 is strongly recommended [although if you can only install as IOS do it anyway], and DVDx is at your discretion).
I understand what your saying but the ironic thing is its breaking peoples wii's who dont know any better.... your wii savvy so wont have done an offical wii update in a while.