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Can't estimate gas usage in Mist 0.5.2

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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What are the limitations to estimateGas and when would its estimate be considerably wrong?

web3.eth.estimateGas and JSON-RPC estimateGas can be used to see how much gas should be specified for a transaction, before crafting the transaction. Since it is an estimate, are there any ...