The dust-up regarding Asus corp and Windows, recently discussed here, is definitely a (well-enough executed) hoax, acording to JH at Linux in Exile:
I got burned this week; I actually believed the hoax that ASUS and Microsoft teamed up, and that an Asus.co.uk page was linking to a It’s Better With Windows site.
But looking at it again, I’m convinced it’s a hoax. And you should be, too. Here are a few obvious telltales: