Ok, I just tried posting this as a question and now undersand the 3rd error message. I sure hope this works and it can be posted.
First Question: How the heck do you post a question? I put "Gimp 2.8.10" For Subject?? I had to go to forum topic.
I am having so many issues that I never experiences.
Long story short: I had to reset my computer (Windows 7 premium - see photo)
No, it's not an option to get my old files back. Long story.,
Anyhow, I downloaded Gimp from gimp.org (which by the way, I had a hell of time finding the link. I saw so many links that said "go here, one had a windows in the link which there was no download.. the download links aren't there. I went through about 10 gimp links before I finally got the download link.
My issues are:
After I download gimp; I notice that I don't have the Gimp logo I have this weird looking Logo (see photo)
I then try to download the extensions and now GIMP WON'T OPEN I get these error messages. As I was typing this, I got this message (see photo)
Here are the links I downloaded them from. I also downloaded the help instructions
I had to take the http off I am getting put in spam. This is so frustrating.
I am mentally exhausted. Yesterday when I tried to download gimp it took 48 minutes. then my husband b/c he thought it would have a virus (eye roll! he doesn't understand gimp) Yes, I deleted all associated files before reinstalling today.
Here are the photos. I am posting the HTML as well as the  and link. For Message boards and websites. I just want to make sure that it posts.
update - now that I am on forum page I can upload images