The following page containing a link for the v17 64-bit Windows 7 Intel Network Connections driver is incorrect:
If you download there, you get version 16.x (probably the one just prior to recently released v17)
The 32-bit Win7 link is correct on that page.
The correct 64-bit Win7 driver package is available at the following page:
Perhaps Intel should do a little better QA on its download links before (and after) making them live.
Intel, please correct now and for the future (by the looks of the messages on this board, this is not the first time). Thanks in advance.