you won't ever have to redo everything unless you accidentally update through ninetndo, also if you want to go back to a clean wii you can just use a guide here or do a NAND restore.
Originally Posted by freethepwnies
Ok so I'm about to go ahead and softmod my Wii...before doing so however, should I remove the Drivekey chip or does it not matter? Also about backing up the NAND, is this is even usable if you install bootmii as an IOS? I'm kinda confused about that since in dogeggs' tutorial it says "It is not recommended to restore your NAND if you have Bootmii installed as an IOS."