ok gdog heres the step by step.
1. On the wii menu at the bottom-left hand press "wii options"
2. When there press wii settings
3.Then at the bottom you see that there is three pages of options.
Go to page "2".
4. When you're at page 2 you'll see options like
- Parental Controls
- Sensor Bar
5. Go to "Wiiconnect24"
6. Then you'll see a list like:
- Stabdby Connection
- Slot Illumination
7. Then press slot illumintion.
8. Then press whatever option you would like.
Hope this helps