[This] can solve 1053 issue.
You just need to add " if you have spaces in your path...
'service' => 'COMPLAINTS', # the name of your service
'display' => 'Receive email complaints and direct them to the website', # description
'params' => '"' . __FILE__ . '"' . ' run', # path to the script and parameters
(PECL win32service SVN)
win32_start_service — Starts a service
Attempts to start the named service. Usually requires administrative privileges.
The short name of the service.
Optional machine name. If omitted, the local machine is used.
WIN32_NO_ERROR on success,
FALSE if there is a problem with the parameters or a Win32 Error Code on failure.
If you get a 1053 error when trying to launch your service, check your service script for errors!
E.g. if you have some syntax errors, the service will attempt to run the php interpreter, but the script won't answer to the service manager with
Don't think it is because the call comes to late. It just never came, because there were errors. Test your services with CLI php and then try to run the service.