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Username is taken but it is deactivated, how can I use it

Engineer3d Apr 10, 2012 3:51 PM
Posted in group: YouTube Help Forum

I am trying to create a channel for my business however the username of the channel I want is "taken".
However when viewing that username it says it is deactivated...
How come I can't use it is it not being used?
Is there anything I can do to acquire that deactivated username for myself?