Several ways to skin the cat!
For a standard install, all I did initially was download the latest updated Windows 11 through the media creation tool. I downloaded it to a folder of its own, mounted it and ran the setup from there. I have done that, now, more than once - always successful. Latterly, I have made a couple of dual boots, 10 and 11, using the same method. I opt to save my data, when asked at the start of the installation. So far this hs been , again, without problems