Preparing metadata ( ... error Python 3.11

Error installing crytography, I do nto know how to fix this.
C:\Users\The Good Guys\PycharmProjects\pythonProject> pip install crytography
Collecting crytography
Downloading crytography-1.0.0.tar.gz (785 bytes)
Preparing metadata ( … error
error: subprocess-exited-with-error

× python egg_info did not run successfully.
│ exit code: 1
╰─> [6 lines of output]
Traceback (most recent call last):
File “”, line 2, in
File “”, line 34, in
File “C:\Users\The Good Guys\AppData\Local\Temp\pip-install-0bkgdcmx\crytography_43437deb40f74001a2f01e0bf926bf70\”, line 20, in
raise Exception(‘I think you meant “cryptography”’)
Exception: I think you meant “cryptography”
[end of output]

note: This error originates from a subprocess, and is likely not a problem with pip.
error: metadata-generation-failed

× Encountered error while generating package metadata.
╰─> See above for output.

note: This is an issue with the package mentioned above, not pip.
hint: See above for details.

C:\Users\The Good Guys\PycharmProjects\pythonProject>

Are you sure you wanted to install crytography instead of
cryptography? The crytography package has apparently been uploaded
by some kind soul to provide an error message letting you know that
you probably spelled cryptography incorrectly when you entered your

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Thanks you, I was tired.