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I have a 64 bit image for VirtualBox (.vmdk file), and I don't have a 32 bit version. My computer doesn't support hardware virtualization.

Logically VirtualBox says:

This kernel requires an x86-64 CPU, but only detected an i686 CPU. Unable to boot - please a kernel appropriate for your CPU.

If I don't have a 32 bit version, does that simply mean I am screwed?

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In short, yes, you are, as far as I know.

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