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Since I upgraded to Mist 0.5.2, I get this when trying to transfer funds:

We can't estimate your gas usage properly, as you need at least 1 ether in your account

My account has 3 ethers.

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    3 digit in Ether or Wei? – Loi.Luu Mar 14 '16 at 7:49
  • Ether. xxx.xxxx... – Luza Mar 14 '16 at 13:13
  • Tried to send xtran. Looked like it was hanging on "sending" , choose to exit the wallet and got timeout message on send_transaction function – Luza Mar 14 '16 at 13:27
  • Ran geth ... hanging on "I0314 15:54:41.582268 6574 downloader.go:288] Block synchronisation started" . This may be the root cause of the problem. pm2 list is empty. – Luza Mar 14 '16 at 14:56
  • Wallet block count 15 mins , thus many blocks out of sync with geth eth.blocknumber and ethstats.net best block – Luza Mar 14 '16 at 15:41
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The wallet block count always lagged behind the eth.blocknumber as reported by Geth and ethstats. After upgrading to Homestead, this problem disappeared.

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    You can mark this question as answered, so people know you've solved it – Tjaden Hess Mar 15 '16 at 1:31

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