4.1.1 install fails only with encryption

it works with no encryption

not very secure

It’s very hard to help you, because you do not provide enough details about your setup. Which laptop/desktop are you using? What error exactly do you get?

Their website and servers are shot! If you have downloaded the torrent… there are lots of other problems. Torrents have to be certified by Sparky from Torlock so that insignificant n-word don’t mess with you.
Another option is an i2p bro that keeps an eye on the torrent but they are not that generous with info. Here are the latest for Qubes download:
If your time accuracy is better than .05 seconds is hopeless to import keys!
gpg2 --fetch-keys https://keys.qubes-os.org/keys/qubes-master-signing-key.asc
gpg: requesting key from ‘https://keys.qubes-os.org/keys/qubes-master-signing-key.asc
gpg: WARNING: unable to fetch URI https://keys.qubes-os.org/keys/qubes-master-signing-key.asc: Connection closed in DNS
Comment by: anon user Added: 2022-08-03 21:37:24
gpg2 --keyserver-options no-self-sigs-only,no-import-clean --fetch-keys https://keys.qubes-os.org/keys/qubes-release-4-signing-key.asc
gpg: requesting key from ‘https://keys.qubes-os.org/keys/qubes-release-4-signing-key.asc
gpg: WARNING: unable to fetch URI https://keys.qubes-os.org/keys/qubes-release-4-signing-key.asc: No such file or directory
Comment by: anon user Added: 2022-08-03 12:45:54
Something Rotten???
curl --tlsv1.3 --proto =https --location --remote-name https://keys.qubes-os.org/keys/qubes-release-4-signing-key.asc
% Total % Received % Xferd Average Speed Time Time Time Current
Dload Upload Total Spent Left Speed
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 --:–:-- --:–:-- --:–:-- 0curl: (6) Could not resolve host: keys.qubes-os.org