title says just about all seems to hang and not get past the game playing warning
You are talking about the health and warning screen, correct? What did you do prior to this happening?
A basic introduction to Wii hacking | Brick Prevention- Things you should never do
Guide: Virtual Wii (Wii Mode) Softmod for Wii U | Guide: Softmod ANY Wii | d2x cIOS Installation Guide | How to Run & Post a System Check