Also in Win 8, but that's the System Tray Andrew referred to.
When I used tbbMeter it appeared there. Are you sure it isn't just unset in your tbbMeter options?
The indispensable man or woman passes from the scene, and what happens next is more or less the same thing as was happening before.
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