"Gamertag in Use" that "...does not exist on Xbox LIVE"

I would like to purchase a new gamertag, but when I try to select the gamertag it says "Gamertag in Use". Well, this is odd because I went to check if it actually exists and this is what happens...

"This Gamertag is already in use..."
I go to send this person a friend request to validate that it is already in use and...
I cannot send this user a friend request "...because this Gamertag does not exist on Xbox LIVE"

So what is happening here? I have the 800mp and I can't purchase an existing/non existing Gamertag. Is there any way I would be able to get it?

My current Gamertag is "Reign Check".

Please help.

Thank you.

~Matthew

 

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Last updated July 4, 2018 Views 9 Applies to:

More than likely the tag is in use internally for Xbox/Microsoft.

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I don't quite know what you mean by internally but why would it say in use, AND not in use?

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it would be in use you gotta remeber gamertags are used for 3 services xbox live zune and games for windows live

you cannot send a friend request to ZUNE tags

 

also the system treats spaces as the same if they are not there

 

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