i have the version of 38 you already told me and 36 3904 i think.
but i have had a look on all my backup wii stuff and found a hbc.wad so fired that on the sd card and loaded it up and it works :) :) :) i got hbc back i can uploadit or link it up for future use.
Will keep ya posted gonna turn on preloader again also and try get a nand backup as well :) :) well chuffed(happy) i got hbc back lol
i also have a custom cios 38 installer will i try putting that back on ?
edit 2 - : preloader backonline :)
edit 3 - now system menu is corrupt again in wavy distorted letters :(, but still have preloader and hbc avaiable